JD Davis is consuming his phrases after an outdated tweet resurfaced following his commerce with the San Francisco Giants.
Davis was dealt by the Mets in trade for Darin Roof a number of hours earlier than Tuesday’s commerce deadline. The veteran named hitter headlined a New York commerce bundle that additionally included left-handed pitchers Thomas Szapucci and potential Carson Seymour and Nick Zwack.
Shortly after the deal was introduced, Twitter uncovered an outdated tweet despatched by Davis in 2012, during which she labeled herself as a die-hard Giants hater and claimed she was “somebody who faces giants”. Was additionally a fan of the staff.”
Davis’s condemnation of his new staff probably stemmed from his Dodgers fandom whereas rising up in California. The 29-year-old appears to have had a change of coronary heart previously 10 years.
“I am excited for the chance to play there, particularly being very near house, from the West Coast,” Davis mentioned moments after being traded. “Grateful for the chance.”
For Davis, having the ability to reunite with an outdated buddy in San Francisco is the icing on the cake.
“One among my good buddies from highschool, Logan Webb, [is] Over there,” Davis mentioned. “He is from the Sacramento space, so having him working once more and having a associate with him, I am very excited.”
The Mets acquired Davis in a commerce with the Houston Astros previous to the 2019 season. Throughout 335 video games with the Amazins, he claims a .278/.364/.451 slash line with 37 house runs and 120 RBI.
Davis has primarily struggled this season, hitting simply .238/.324/.359 with 4 house runs and 21 RBIs. He went 1-for-4 in his debut with the Giants, dropping 3-0 to the Dodgers on Wednesday. Maybe a change of surroundings will assist him get again in type.