Found September 25, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
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Mets Matters “I applaud that Ike Davis didn’t give up, that he stuck with his plan. I truly believe the fact that we stuck with him gave him some confidence and let him get it going. Ike’s told me, ‘You won’t see that again.’ He’s told me many times, ‘You will not see that first half again from me.’ And, if that’s the case, you tack on another five or six or seven home runs on that list because of what he would normally do in the first half, you’ve got huge numbers coming. Ike Davis is legit.” – Terry Collins The Mets aren’t ruling out a return before the end of the season for closer Frank Francisco, who is dealing with right elbow tendinitis. Francisco has tallied 23 saves. ”It’s tendinitis. It’s not any structural thing,” Collins said. “If that goes away, as long as his muscles are intact — all the tendons and everything else — there’s no reason why he shouldn’t be able to pitch.” – MLB.com Justin Turner plans to play winter ball in the Dominican Republi
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