Matthew Cerrone, Lead Writer
Mets hitting coach Dave Hudgens still has a lot of confidence in Ike Davis, “He’s the kind of guy that can carry you,” he told me during this week’s MetsBlog Q&ACast, presented by Verizon.
“Ike just has a little bit of a different swing, he has a lot of rhythm in his swing, a lot of timing,” Hudgens explained. “Ike needs to make things as simple as he can … and let his natural rhythm and timing take over,” as he did toward the end of last season.
Here, Hudgens also talks with me about about his job, his use of advanced stats, his approach to hitting, implementing an organizational strategy, and what he plans to do for Curtis Granderson, who has already sent Hudgens video and notes on his swing: