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First baseman Ike Davis walloped two more home runs for the Las Vegas 51s on Friday night, despite a 5-3 loss to the Tucson Sidewinders at Kino Stadium in Arizona. For the 26-year old Davis, it was his second straight two-homer game and with those blasts his confidence is now at an all time high as he continues his comeback to the major leagues. While there is no timetable set for Ike’s return, manager Terry Collins told reporters last night that “when Ike starts swinging good again, he’ll be back.” Davis was demoted to Triple-A on June 10 and since that time is now batting a robust .333/.480/.744 with four homers, four doubles, eight RBI and 14 runs scored in 50 plate appearances. What stands out even more than the power is that he has also has drawn 11 walks while striking out nine times in his 11 games with Las Vegas. The goal for Davis was to alter a hitch in his swing and improving his pitch recognition. “They say he’s made real good strides,” Mets manager Terry Collins told ML...
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