Found February 08, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
The 33rd Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner was held on February 5 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Pictured left to right are: YES Network’s Michael Kay, Munson Award honorees Ike Davis of the Mets and David Phelps of the Yankees, Grand Hyatt’s Jerry Lewin, Yankees CC Sabathia, Thurman’s widow Diana Munson, Jia Lewin, Olympic gold-medalist Aly Raisman, Giants Chris Canty, and former Knick Greg Anthony. Former Yankee and Met star hurler Doc Gooden (far right) also joined the festivities. Mets 1969 World Champion outfielder Ron Swoboda presents first baseman Ike Davis with the Thurman Munson Award in New York City. The gala benefited the AHRC New York City Foundation, assisting children and adults with disabilities. “When I told my dad that I was being honored at the Thurman Munson Dinner he was thrilled,” Davis said. “My dad and Thurman played together for two years and he always told me he was the fiercest competitor he ever played with during his career. My dad always ...

Adam Rubin: Ike Davis Confesses He Suffered From Fatigue In 2012

As an update to the Ike Davis and 2012 fatigue discussion from Wednesday, here is an update from Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, who spoke to Ike Davis today at Port St. Lucie: Ike Davis publicly portrayed his diagnosis of valley fever last February as a non-issue, insisting it was giving him no problems and was a latent case at worst. In reality, Davis confessed Friday, he would retreat...

Ike Davis Is Excited About 2013 And Focused On Big Year At The Plate

Ike Davis attended the Thurman Munson Dinner on Tuesday night and he didn’t mince any words when asked to comment on whether the Mets should sign Michael Bourn “As a guy who likes to drive in runners, I would love Michael Bourn to be on the bases when I’m hitting,” Davis said. “We’re going to see more fastballs if he was on the team. He’s definitely going to help out...

Group Hug

Ike Davis noted today he needs new friends. Everyone he hung out with is gone -- Bay, Thole, Pelfrey and his personal IT guy, Nickeas. #mets — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) February 8, 2013 First off, I have to laugh because I have a friend who likes to say the exact same thing: "I need new friends." Most of the time, it was a reaction to me doing something stupid...

Mets Notes: Gee Is 100%, Niese Arrives To Camp, Projected Opening Day Lineup

Ike Davis wraps up a session of crushing baseballs today at PSL Hey Jon Niese, nice of you to show up early… Adam Rubin tweeted that the Brandon Lyon deal with the Mets will be officially announced as soon as this afternoon. Anthony DiComo sees the Opening Day Roster like this: He also adds that the acquisition of outfielder Collin Cowgill could be an under-the-radar trade...
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