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Mets’ Ike Davis Avoids Arbitration, Agrees To One-Year Deal

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Ike Davis of the Mets. (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Ike Davis of the Mets. (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Ike Davis and the Mets have avoided arbitration.  The Mets’ first baseman has agreed to a one-year contract worth $3,125,000.  He was seeking $3.7 million.

It’s a considerable salary upgrade for Davis, who earned $506,690 in 2012.  He batted .227 with 32 homers and 90 RBIs.

The Mets are still negotiating with infielder Daniel Murphy.  He remains the only Mets player seeking arbitration. The Mets have offered $2.55 million and Murphy believes he is worth$3.4 million.

Do you expect Ike Davis to have a strong 2013?  Let us know…

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