Mets optioned 1B Ike Davis to Triple-A Las Vegas.
Ike Davis had an RBI single and a long two-run homer in Sunday's loss to the Marlins.
Ike Davis will bat eighth for the second straight game Wednesday against the Yankees.
Mets manager Terry Collins confirmed during a radio appearance that Ike Davis will bat eighth in Tuesday's game against the Yankees.
Ike Davis followed up his nice game Sunday by striking out all three times he was up on Monday night.
Ike Davis went 2-for-3 with a walk and drove in the game-winning runs in Sunday night's victory over the Braves.
Mets manager Terry Collins wondered aloud Saturday if it was time to option Ike Davis to Triple-A Las Vegas.
Ike Davis struck out as a pinch-hitter on Saturday.
A source told Andy Martino of the New York Daily News that the Mets could demote Ike Davis after this weekend's three-game series against the Braves.
Ike Davis went 0-for-2 with two walks on Wednesday and had a couple of key miscues in the field in the Mets' loss to the Reds on Wednesday.
Ike Davis was removed in a double-switch after going 0-for-3 with two strikeouts Monday against the Reds.
Ike Davis is batting sixth for the Mets on Monday.
Ike Davis was told Saturday by Mets general manager Sandy Alderson that a demotion is not imminent.
ESPN New York reports that the Mets have "intensified" discussions about potentially demoting Ike Davis.