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.

The Mets have tried to get Eduardo Rodriguez from Baltimore, according to Puma, although Baltimore refused to deal him. ┬áPreviously 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 to the Mets demands, and I don’t think they have any reason to come down in price anytime soon. It seems this will carry over to the New Year.

Author: Tim Williams

Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.

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