Would Yankees Be Interested In Ike Davis?

At about the same time that pinch hitter Ike Davis‘ walk-off grand slam landed in the right field seats at Citi Field Saturday, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson should have picked up the phone and called Brian Cashman, writes Anthony Rieber of Newsday. The Yankees and Mets haven’t made a trade since 2004  when the Mets sent Mike Stanton to the Yankees in exchange for Felix...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Davis leads Mets to victory with pinch-hit grand slam (VIDEO)

Ike Davis belted a pinch-hit grand slam off J.J. Hoover in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Mets a 6-3 walk-off victory over the Reds Saturday.  The dramatic moment came just a day after manager Terry Collins announced Lucas Duda would start over him at first base.“That’s basically going to be my role, so that’s going to be every game,” Davis said later of being...
Via The Other Paper
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets turned down O’s offer of Zach Britton-for-Ike Davis over winter

Andy Martino of the New York Daily News reported yesterday that the Mets see trading Ike Davis as the “as the likely endgame” and today he dropped an interesting nugget about a proposal the team turned down over the winter: My reporting on Friday led me to these conclusions: Just as in the offseason, the Mets are eager to move Davis — but also just as in the offseason...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ike Davis blasts pinch-hit, walk-off grand slam

Yesterday Duda. Today Ike. Who said the Mets can’t rotate first basemen with success? In dramatic fashion, Ike Davis hit the first pinch-hit grand slam any team in the majors has seen since Brian Bogusevic for the Astros in 2011. This game took on many different storylines as the innings progressed. First, it was a story of exceptional starting pitching by both Johnny Cueto and...
Via Mets Merized Online
11 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets beat Cincinnati Reds on Ike Davis walk-off grand slam

The New York Mets came a way with a W in what will  be one of the most improbable victories of the year. With the Mets trailing by 1 run in the 9th, the Mets loaded the bases (with some help from the new video replay). Ike Davis came to the plate and launched a grand slam off the Subway sign in front of the Pepsi Porch. Ike Davis’ walk-off grand slam led the Mets to victory.Photo...
Via NYMetsLife
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily News: Mets Have To Liberate Davis From Unsustainable Situation

10:00 AM Andy Martino of the Daily News reports that the Mets now realize that they are not going to get a top prospect or premium player for Ike Davis – a player who has been devalued, both by his own performance and leaks from the team. While club officials acknowledge that moving Davis will not be easy, they are not ready to release or give him away. There have been some discussions...
Via Mets Merized Online
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Rumors: New York sees trading Ike Davis as 'likely endgame'

This past offseason, it was believed that the New York Mets would trade either Ike Davis or Lucas Duda, yet both of them still remain with the team. That may not be the case for long, however.The Mets see trading Ike Davis as the "likely endgame," according to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News. In a trade, the Mets are still "looking for something decent"...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fear Was Not Holding Mets Back On Trading Davis and Duda

Not really a surprise, but Sandy Alderson acknowledged that both Lucas Duda and Ike Davis are both going to be on the Opening Day roster. He declined to comment on who would be the first baseman, but most likely they will both share time at first base and also designated hitter. The competition will continue into the season and Josh Satin will still get most of the playing time...
Via Mets Merized Online
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets' Ike Davis (calf) leaves game early with "fatigue"; questionable for Opening Day

The New York Mets have a puzzle at first base, and Ike Davis, so far, is far from a lock as the solution. After missing 18 spring training games with both left and right calf strains, the 27-year-old left-hander played four straight games (one as DH), making his case with the long ball and upping his OPS to 1.133. Sunday, however, Davis was pulled from a split-squad game after just...
Via Sports Injury Alert
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Rumors: Ike Davis being shopped again

Ike Davis is used to having his name in trade talks.  The New York Mets are doing just that, yet again.  Ike Davis was shopped in the winter by the Mets as well but nothing ever came from it.  It seems that GM Sandy Alderson is trying yet again according to Adam Rubin of ESPN:"Sandy Alderson has started to approach teams with whom he had talks during the winter to see if...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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