According to a post by Adam Rubin on ESPN New York, it now appears that Josh Satin’s hot bat will be keeping Ike Davis in Triple-A Las Vegas longer than what some may have initially thought.
Satin, whose RBI single in the bottom of the ninth forced extra innings last night, went 3-for-6 with two doubles and a walk in the Mets comeback win.
He has now reached base safely in 12 straight games and is batting .395 average this season in 38 at-bats.
Rubin says that Satin’s performance will undoubtedly contribute to delaying Davis’ return, especially now that the former first baseman is slumping. Davis was 0-for-5 with three strikeouts Monday against Fresno and is 3-for-22 over his past six Pacific Coast League games.
Terry Collins is bursting at the seams…
“Josh deserves some at-bats,” Collins said.
“He’s getting big hits. It doesn’t matter if they’re left-handed or right-handed [pitchers]. He’s getting big hits for us.”
“I’ll tell you what: Every team has someone that surprises you a