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IKE DAVIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sunday Notes: Khris Davis, Naquin’s Pop, Reds, Rockies, more

The numbers suggest that Khris Davis should be labeled a power hitter. Since the beginning of last season, the Oakland outfielder is hitting .244/.308/.504 with 39 home runs in 603 plate appearances. This past week, he had a three-homer game capped off by a walk-off grand slam. A few days before his heroics, I opined to Davis that he’s best described by said label. He demurred...
Via Fangraphs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Davis agrees to minor league contract with Texas Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Free-agent first baseman Ike Davis has agreed to a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers and will report to major league spring training. Davis hit three homers in 74 games for Oakland last season before surgery in August to repair a torn labrum in his left hip. He also missed a month last month with a left quadriceps strain. The deal was announced...
Via Associated Press
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Mets News: New York Acquires Blake Taylor to Complete Ike Davis Trade

The New York Mets have acquired left-hander Blake Taylor from the Pittsburgh Pirates to complete the Ike Davis trade made back in April. He was drafted in the 2nd Round (51st overall) of the 2013 Draft, making him eligible for trade just a couple of weeks ago at the start of the draft.The Mets announced the move on Twitter. He will be assigned to the rookie-level Gulf Coast League...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Acquire Pirates Prospect Blake Taylor To Complete Ike Davis Trade

The Mets have finally completed the Ike Davis trade, acquiring left-handed pitching prospect Blake Taylor from the Pirates. Taylor, 18, was selected by the Pirates in the second round (51st overall) last year, signing exactly a year from today. Draft picks cannot be traded until a year after they sign, meaning Taylor had to stay with the Pirates until today. The Mets also acquired...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

18-Year Old Righty Is Likely Player To Be Named In Davis Trade

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reminds us that the player to be named later in the Ike Davis trade with the Pirates will not be announced immediately after the draft. The PTBNL cannot be announced until a year after he signed his first pro contract, not a year after he was drafted. If it does turn out to be Connecticut prep right-hander Neil Kozikowski, which has been widely speculated...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: What did they get in Ike Davis?

Follow me on Twitter @jim_krug; opening image credit dailystache. Some thoughts following a surprisingly early-season trade by the Pittsburgh Pirates to land 1B Ike Davis from the New York Mets. 1.  Props to GM Neal Huntington for quickly realizing the Travis Ishikawa/Gaby Sanchez platoon wasn’t working, even though he probably should’ve realized that over the offseason,...
Via isportsweb.com
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking: Ike Davis traded to Pittsburgh Pirates

After 18 months of teasing, the New York Mets have finally broken up with  Ike Davis, sending him to the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league reliever Zach Thornton and a player to be named later.  According to CBS’s Jon Heyman, the PTBNL is “significant”, so there’s that. Right now, this trade looks like nothing to celebrate but not necessarily a loss.  The biggest part...
Via Mets360.com
April 18, 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

Pirates acquire Ike Davis from Mets

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired first baseman Ike Davis from the New York Mets, according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish.
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 18, 2014  |  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
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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