Really, would it make much difference if they did remove Davis from the lineup? Would the Mets suddenly go on a 10-game run because they excised the worst part of an unproductive lineup?
Davis is having a hard time with everything right now, from slow curves to soft grounders.
Davis to Triple-A? Don’t count on it. At least not yet.
What gives? Is it time for another Big Blue slump in November?
Bay has now gone 0 for 16 in four games since coming off the disabled list, and has seen his average drop to .182.
Monday’s chat — and benching — paid no immediate dividends. Davis went 0 for 4 with two strikeouts on Tuesday night, lowering his average to a paltry .156.
The RBI double down the right-field line Sunday afternoon against Cliff Lee almost seemed like vintage Derek Jeter. It was a small sign of encouragement in a second half that’s offered little for the Yankee shortstop.