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Oakland A’s Acquire Ike Davis

The saga of Ike Davis lives on.  ESPN’s Adam Rubin has reported that the Oakland A’s acquired the former Met from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for International signing money.  This will be the embattled slugger’s third team in less than a year’s time. A’s GM Billy Beane jumped right away to pick up the first baseman after he was designated for assignment by the...
Via Mets Merized Online
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Deal Ike Davis to the A’s

According to several media reports, the Pittsburgh Pirates have traded Ike Davis and an international bonus slot (no.86) to the Oakland Athletics for another international bonus slot (no.27). The move comes several days after the Pirates designated Davis for assignment to make room for star prospect, Jameson Taillon ahead of the Rule 5 draft. Davis, formerly of the New York Mets...
Via Baseball Essential
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Acquire Ike Davis from the Pirates

Continuing their search for bats, the Oakland Athletics have acquired first baseman Ike Davis from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for international slot money. As A’s insider Susan Slusser indicates, it’s purely a depth move from the A’s standpoint. A source tells me the #Athletics have acquired Ike Davis from the #Pirates for international slot money. It's strictly...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Trade Ike Davis to Oakland A’s

The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded first baseman Ike Davis to the Oakland A’s in exchange for international slot money according to Susan Slusser. Davis was designated for assignment on Thursday to make room on the 40-man roster for the Pirates to protect players from the Rule V draft. The Pirates and A’s exchanged international slot spots, with the Pirates getting the amount...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike, Ike, Baby… Pirates DFA Davis

The Pittsburgh Pirates designated former Mets first basemen Ike Davis for assignment yesterday.  Pirates GM Neal Huntington told reporters, “As we sit here right now, we’ve essentially committed to Pedro over Ike Davis”. The organization feels the position must be cleared for resident third basemen Pedro Alvarez, who packs an outstanding power bat, but lacks the defensive...
Via Mets Merized Online
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates designate Ike Davis for assignment

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced Thursday that they have designated first baseman Ike Davis for assignment. After, they added pitcher Jameson Taillon to the 40-man roster. Pittsburgh now has 10 days to either trade or release Davis. Davis was moved to a part time first baseman after being acquired back in April from the New York Mets. However, once it was announced that Pedro Alvarez...
Via Baseball Essential
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ike Davis Getting Work in the Outfield

Jon Heyman had an interesting and unexpected update today on Ike Davis. The Pittsburgh Pirates’ first baseman has been working in the outfield to improve his versatility. ike davis is working on taking balls in the OF out here in arizona to improve his versatility. — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) November 12, 2014 The Pirates have Pedro Alvarez and Ike Davis as left-handed platoon...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Trade Ike Davis To Pirates For Reliever Zack Thornton and PTBNL

With less than an 30 minutes to go before tonight’s game, the Mets have traded first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates Mets for Reliever Zack Thornton and a player to be named later, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The trade has been confirmed by several other sources including the Pirates. The Bucs had shown plenty of interest in Davis over the Winter, so this...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ike Davis Is Mad And Doesn’t Care Who Knows It

Mets’ spring training is less than an official week old and we’ve already had a mini-drama. This latest teacup tempest involves embattled first baseman Ike Davis. Davis, the subject of many a trade rumor this winter, the man on the hot seat, the repository of much Met fan frustration, boiled over at New York Post reporter Mike Vaccaro. Vaccaro had written an article regarding...
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ike Davis, the OBP machine

At the age of 26 (27 on March 22), Ike Davis is a bust. Once a fixture at first base and a rising star for the New York Mets, Davis’ star crashed back to Earth. Rumors of trades and cuts have lingered all winter, so much so that even the player is surprised to be back at Port. St. Lucie for Spring Training. Recent reports of continued interest from the Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh...
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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