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‘What he does is exceptional for a young player’: How J.D. Davis’ preparation gave the Mets a needed boost – The Athletic

How long can the Mets afford to sit Davis for Frazier?

Jim Furtado Posted: May 22, 2019 at 08:47 AM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. The usual palaver and twaddle (Met Fan Charlie) Posted: May 22, 2019 at 09:34 AM (#5844542)
I think Davis is Daniel Murphy-lite. He doesn't really have a position: he isn't a very good third baseman and doesn't have an outfielder's instincts.

But his bat definitely plays.
   2. JJ1986 Posted: May 22, 2019 at 09:53 AM (#5844553)
Davis isn't that young. He's a few months younger than Conforto and Nimmo.
   3. Walt Davis Posted: May 22, 2019 at 05:53 PM (#5844752)
Put him on the mound: 2.2 IP, 2 H, 4 K, 1 BB, 1 HR.

For absolutely no reason whatsoever, I'm gonna comp him to Keith Moreland.
   4. Never Give an Inge (Dave) Posted: May 22, 2019 at 06:37 PM (#5844761)

This was a great article at least in terms of showing the amount of work some players put in off the field to prepare for the game.

I'd like to see Davis get some innings in the outfield -- he hasn't looked great at third in the games that I've seen, and the numbers say he's been terrible. But it would be good to have his bat in the lineup more consistently.

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