Originally posted on New York Mets Report  |  Last updated 5/22/13
Ike Davis has lost his way. Not just at the plate, but in the field too. Terry Collins said after the game today, that the first baseman’s slump at the plate has not affected his play on the field. I beg to differ. Maybe Terry feels a desperate need to defend his players, but to say that his last few miscues on the field are unrelated to what Davis is going through at the plate doesn’t ring true. We’ve all seen Ike Davis at his best and have all marveled as fans over his gold glove caliber defense. But that was then and this is now. His instincts at first base are deteriorating and I believe it’s because he has something else eating at his mind. Davis is so unfocused and frequently looks like he’s in a daze. His bad play is like bad karma for the whole team and it’s becoming contagious. The Mets are a bad bet. Even the best USA sportsbooks have the Mets as underdogs in every game on this homestand including Matt Harvey Day. During the 2010 through 2012 seasons, Ike Davis makes that ...
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