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Pirates designate Ike Davis

Ike Davis #15 1BPittsburgh Pirates 2014 STATS GM143 HR11 RBI51 R43 OBP.344 AVG.233 NEW YORK -- Former Mets first baseman Ike Davis has been designated for assignment by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Davis hit .235 with 10 homers and 46 RBIs in 336 at-bats with Pittsburgh after the April 18 trade for minor league right-hander Zack Thornton as well as left-hander Blake Taylor, who subsequently arrived as the player to be named. Davis was a probable non-tender anyway by the Dec.

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