J.D. Davis talked to reporters on Friday afternoon on a variety of distinctive subjects as the Mets get completely ready for exhibition games this weekend.
Davis states that he has been in remaining discipline for most of the Mets tactics and scrimmages, even though he has taken some reps at third as well. The 27-calendar year-previous also pointed out that Yoenis Cespedes has been operating with him in remaining area on positioning and aiding him study the placement in standard.
The regarded jokester laughed in the course of the phone as he talked about likely obtaining some of the cardboard cutouts at Citi Subject to display uncomfortable pics of teammates.
Davis broke out with the bat for the Mets in 2019, the appropriate-handed hitter slashed .307/.369/527 with 22 doubles, 22 property runs, and 57 RBIs in 140 games. The former 3rd spherical decide was acquired from the Astros in a deal that despatched three potential customers to Houston.
The California indigenous played 79 video games in remaining for the Mets last year and 31 at 3rd. In the slight leagues he was mostly a third baseman, with 423 of his 507 game titles coming at the hot corner.
Defensive metric were being not form to Davis no make any difference in which he performed in 2019, he experienced -11 defensive runs saved and -4.7 UZR in remaining area and -9 defensive runs saved and -1.6 at 3rd base.
The Mets do have the advantage of the specified hitter in 2020, which could assistance get guys like Cespedes, Davis, and Dominic Smith at-bats and stay contemporary.