Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 6/21/13
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ke Davis had a big game for the Las Vegas 51s going 3-for-5 with two home runs, a double and three runs scored on Thursday night in a 7-5 win over the Tucson Sidewinders. This came on the heels of his 2-for-2 performance with three walks the night before. Davis is now batting .306/.457/.583 in 46 plate appearances since his demotion to Triple-A. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York quoted Tucson manager Pat Murphy — who was the head coach at Arizona State during Davis’ college career. He described Davis as someone lacking confidence after talking with him before Thursday night’s game. “I see a young man that’s lost his confidence. And I see a young man that’s kind of searching right now. I’m confident he’ll find himself. He always has.” “This is probably his first struggle ever…So you can’t underestimate what you go through, the pain that he feels right now and the fears that he has. I’d like to do anything I could to help him find his best self — find how he can take this pain on and feel
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