Mets say they’re happy to keep Ike

Jason Arndt:

Looks like Tyler Thornburg, among other Brewers pitching prospects are safe. At least for now.

Originally posted on Brew Beat:

My colleague Anthony DiComo spoke to Mets GM Sandy Alderson this week about Ike Davis, the first baseman who has been dangled in trade talks all winter, and said he was content to bring both Davis and Lucas Duda into camp if the Mets cannot get what they feel is fair value for Davis.

The Brewers are interested, but so far have been unwilling to surrender a young pitcher, GM Doug Melvin told me this week.

Thus, a stalemate. From Tony’s story:

“We’re not going to move Ike just to move Ike — or any other player for that matter,” Alderson said. “This is a trade market, not a yard sale, and right now we’re perfectly happy to go into Spring Training with Davis and Duda both on the team. Frankly, we’re not that actively engaged in trade discussions involving Ike at this point. I think that underscores…

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