Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/16/13
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Ike Davis has turned his season around once again, compiling a batting clip of .333/.506/.530 since the All-Star break. Despite his torrid four weeks, many still hold the sentiment that the once-top hitting prospect is not worth the headache, especially considering his $6-7milion in arbitration he is expected to receive come this winter. Many fans and even those within the organization believe that Davis is not long for the Mets. However, when it comes to struggling young corner-infielders with significant power, one team can tell you that it may be worth it to be patient for just a little while long; the Texas Rangers. The year was 2008, and the powerhouse pieces of the Rangers lineup were coming together. Scoring an obscene 901 runs on the season, Texas was beginning to assemble the pieces of a team that what would in two years time become the first American League champions in franchise history and do so in consecutive years. Headlining the young and promising bats was a 24-year ...
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