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  1. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 23, 2014, 7:17 AM EDT

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    Jonathan Lucory hit two homers last night, including the walkoff.

  2. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 30, 2014, 6:23 AM EDT

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    Clayton Kershaw continues to dominate. And the Dodgers find themselves in a virtual tie for first place in the NL West.

  3. Ike Davis is slumping in Pittsburgh now too

    Jun 10, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Ike Davis played his way off the Mets with long slumps and poor overall production, and now the Pirates are experiencing that same thing from the 27-year-old first baseman.

  4. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    May 22, 2014, 6:55 AM EDT

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    Well, that’s something you don’t see every day.

  5. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 22, 2014, 6:56 AM EDT

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    Baseball’s two brightest young stars pass like ships in the night.

  6. VIDEO: New Pirates first baseman Ike Davis connects for a broken-bat grand slam

    Apr 21, 2014, 10:02 PM EDT

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    Ike Davis is making fast friends in Pittsburgh.

  7. Ike Davis solid in debut with Pirates

    Apr 19, 2014, 11:45 PM EDT

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    Ike Davis makes a good impression with his new team.

  8. Pirates designate Travis Ishikawa for assignment to make room for Ike Davis

    Apr 19, 2014, 4:28 PM EDT

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    Ike Davis will bat sixth in his Pirates debut this evening against the Brewers.

  9. Pirates acquire Ike Davis in a trade with the Mets

    Apr 18, 2014, 6:52 PM EDT

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    The Pirates and Mets each address their problems with an Ike Davis trade.

  10. Looks like the Mets are changing plans at first base again

    Apr 10, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Last week Mets manager Terry Collins announced that he’d be benching Ike Davis and giving Lucas Duda an opportunity to be the team’s primary first baseman.

  11. Ike Davis powers Mets to victory with pinch-hit walk-off grand slam

    Apr 5, 2014, 5:05 PM EDT

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    After being benched Friday, Ike Davis played hero for the Mets on Saturday afternoon by slugging a walk-off grand slam.

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

    Apr 5, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

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    According to a report, the Mets turned down an offer from the Orioles over the winter that would have netted them left-hander Zach Britton.

  13. Mets bench Ike Davis and still want to trade him

    Apr 4, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

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    Mets manager Terry Collins has decided to give Lucas Duda an extended look as the regular first baseman, leaving Ike Davis on the bench, and Andy Martino of the New York Daily News writes that they “still see trading Davis as the likely endgame.”

  14. Mets will give Lucas Duda a shot to run away with the starting first base job

    Apr 3, 2014, 6:59 PM EDT

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    Lucas Duda — not Ike Davis — will get an extended chance at the starting first base job with the Mets.

  15. The Astros are looking for a first baseman

    Mar 18, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT

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    Jayson Stark reports that the Astros have been calling teams in an effort to acquire a first baseman. Stark says that among the potential targets are Mike Carp of the Red Sox, John Mayberry of the Phillies, and Tyler Moore of the Nationals. No word if they’d be in on Ike Davis, who we just noted…

  16. 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…

  17. Ike Davis is in a walking boot, Lucas Duda’s hamstring is barking

    Mar 10, 2014, 9:20 AM EDT

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    Matt Ehalt reports that Ike Davis now has a walking boot on his right leg. Davis has been sidelined with right calf tightness for a week. Walking boots tend not to suggest that the matter is improving. Between Davis’ calf and Lucas Duda’s hamstring barking, it would seem that the frontrunner for the Mets’ first base…

  18. 2014 Preview: New York Mets

    Mar 3, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The New York Mets. The Big Question: Can the Mets finish with 80 or more wins for the first time…

  19. Ike Davis had an oblique injury last season that, apparently, no one knew about

    Feb 24, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

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    There’s a story in the New York Post today in which Ike Davis is quoted as saying that last season, just around the time he was sent down to Triple-A Las Vegas, he was suffering from an oblique injury that he felt required a stint on the DL. When he found out he was being…

  20. Pirates “continue to monitor” the Mets’ Ike Davis

    Feb 18, 2014, 6:23 PM EDT

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    The Pirates got an underwhelming .768 OPS from the first base position in 2013 and lost Justin Morneau this winter to free agency. If the 2014 season started today, Gaby Sanchez and his .258/.337/.417 career batting line would be Pittsburgh’s primary option at baseball’s most premium offensive position. And that’s not ideal. According to Jayson…

  21. Pirates and Kendrys Morales have “mutual interest”

    Feb 9, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

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    Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe passes this report along in his always-info-packed weekly Sunday notes column: Kendrys Morales, 1B/DH, free agent — Morales fits what the Pirates need, a first baseman/middle of the order hitter. There’s mutual interest, but while the Pirates would love him on the right contract, they may also pursue a…

  22. The Mets are not screwing around with Ike Davis this spring

    Feb 4, 2014, 9:50 AM EDT

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    Kevin Kernan of the New York Post sat down with Mets manager Terry Collins and talked about a number of challenges and decisions facing the team this spring. First and foremost: first base. Where Lucas Duda and Ike Davis are set to battle it out. It sounds like it’ll be a good battle. Collins says…

  23. Mets and Lucas Duda avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    Jan 22, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

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    Masahiro Tanaka isn’t the only one getting rich today. Adam Rubin of ESPN reports that the Mets and first baseman/outfielder Lucas Duda have avoided arbitration with a one-year deal worth $1.6375 million. On Friday, Duda filed for $1.9 million while the Mets filed for $1.35 million, making the midpoint $150,000 less than what the two…

  24. Ike Davis’ dad thinks the Mets “screwed up” any would-be trade of his son

    Jan 22, 2014, 10:55 AM EDT

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    Ike Davis‘ dad — former big leaguer Ron Davis — told the New York Daily News that the Mets screwed up the offseason plan to trade Davis. How? By making it so publicly apparent that they wanted to part ways with him: “I think that’s why the Mets have really screwed up in that situation,…

  25. The Brewers sign Lyle Overbay

    Jan 20, 2014, 3:02 PM EDT

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    The Brewers didn’t want to trade quality for Ike Davis, so they’ve signed a guy for next to nothing who, in reality, was more useful than Ike Davis last year: The #Brewers have signed 1B Lyle Overbay to a minor-league contract with an invitation to Major League camp. — Mike Vassallo (@MikeVassallo13) January 20, 2014…

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