Giglio: Mets’ GM Sandy Alderson Is Ringmaster In The Ike Davis Circus

Originally posted on CBS New York:

By Joe Giglio
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Ike Davis’ season is spiraling out of control, leaving Met fans and baseball analysts to dissect his game on an at-bat by at-bat basis. His fall from the 32 HR, 90 RBI slugger that emerged in the second half of 2012 to the listless, confused shell of himself has spurred endless discussion about a possible demotion to Las Vegas, what he has to do to stay in the big leagues and what is best for his future.

Unfortunately for Davis, he has more to worry about than opposing pitchers, his plate discipline and the unforgiving walls at Citi Field. His own organization, led by general manager Sandy Alderson, has allowed his every movement to become a referendum on a potential demotion to Triple-A.

Of course, there isn’t a right or wrong answer to the Davis conundrum. The only wrong approach is allowing…

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