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Mets Still Aiming High In Talks For Ike Davis

Mets Still Aiming High In Talks For Ike Davis

Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that the New York Mets are still discussing Ike Davis with the Pirates, Brewers, and Orioles.

https://twitter.com/NYPost_Mets/status/416612788422078464

The Mets have tried to get Eduardo Rodriguez from Baltimore, according to Puma, although Baltimore refused to deal him.  Previously the Mets had tried to pry Tyler Thornburg away from Milwaukee in exchange for Davis. It seems they're still aiming high, looking for a top pitching prospect or a guy who is major league ready. It's not a bad approach to take. There's no reason for the Mets to back down on the demands for Davis right now. Also, if Mark Trumbo can land the Angels two top pitching prospects, then the Mets might as well hold out for one for Davis.

None of the teams seem to be budging ...

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