Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 3/19/13
In a recent interview with New York Post columnists Mike Vaccaro and Mark Hale, Mets GM Sandy Alderson admitted that he would like to extend the contract of first baseman Ike Davis this season as opposed to letting the arbitration scenario play out over the next three years. Alderson says that the deal “has to work for both sides”. It’s understandable that the team would like to sign Davis to a more Mets-advantageous deal, but the issue is that they may have to pay a little more than they may be willing to. Despite his .227 AVG last season, Davis had a break out season to follow up his rookie campaign of 2010. In that season, he belted 19 home runs and was well on his way to stardom. The following season was dramatically cut short by injury and questions surfaced whether or not he would rebound to form last season. After 32 home runs, those doubters have been silenced. Now, the Mets expect big things from their big bat at first base. With those expectations come the rise in value....
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