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Mets are calling teams about Ike Davis again

Mar 18, 2014, 12:26 PM EDT

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All offseason there were various reports about how the Mets were willing to trade Ike Davis and now Adam Rubin of ESPN New York says general manager Sandy Alderson “has started to approach teams with whom he had talks during the winter” to see if they’re still interested in the first baseman.

Davis has been sidelined by a calf injury and Rubin says the odds of a trade remain relatively low, but “Alderson will go through the due diligence just in case.”

Davis’ overall numbers were miserable last season, but after hitting .165 in the first half he batted .286 with a .954 OPS in the second half, including a fantastic .449 on-base percentage and more walks (32) than strikeouts (28).

It’s tough to imagine the Mets getting much for Davis at this point, so waiting to see if he can at least get healthy and get off to a good start would seemingly make the most sense.

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  1. dsweeney2014maxden - Mar 18, 2014 at 2:44 PM

    The Mets with Alderson and Collins are terrible. How can they shop their only good 1st baseman. Justin Turner is right!

  2. courtjester1234 - Mar 18, 2014 at 5:38 PM

    Same old Mets ownership

  3. kev86 - Mar 18, 2014 at 7:00 PM

    Disgruntled Mets fan here. Ike couldn’t hit water if he fell out of a boat. He stinks!

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