The Mets are reportedly listening to trade offers for Ike Davis and Lucas Duda, with the Astros, Orioles, Rays, Brewers and Rockies are reportedly checking in…
9:55 am: At least six teams have expressed some level of interest Davis or Duda, according to a club source (NY Post).
9:40 am: Brewers GM Doug Melvin acknowledged a match for first base with the Mets (MLB.com). ”They’ve indicated that they have extra first basemen, and we have a need,” he explained.
Nov. 17: The Rays will consider swapping Mets 1B Ike Davis for OF Matt Joyce, who will have a similar salary to Davis in 2014 (Topkin).
Nov. 17, 2:45 pm: The Mets are still not sure whether they will trade Davis (Cafardo).
Nov. 13: It looks fairly likely Davis will get traded this offseason since teams see him as a decent bet for power with a change of scenery, a team insider said (Rubin).
Nov. 13: The Mets have not been presented with any specific trade proposals for Davis, although there’s a lot of interest (Carig).
Nov. 7: The Mets are being very open minded about first base and are more likely to trade Davis, who has a surprising amount of value on the trade market (Cerrone).
Sept. 29: In September, ESPN talked to nine scouts, seven of which said they prefer Lucas Duda over Davis at first base (Rubin).