Originally written August 17, 2012 on Mets360.com:
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It has been a streaky season for Ike Davis here in 2012. The Mets hope that his 2-for-4 performance Thursday night which featured a double and a homer is an indication that Davis is about to go on another tear. On a team struggling to find power, the Mets need Davis to be a threat in the middle of the order if their offense is going to be productive. After bottoming out on June 5th, when he had a .501 OPS after 53 games, Davis posted a .281/.341/.647 line over his next 170 PA, which included 15 HR in 153 ABs. But after a 4-for-4 game with 3 HR on July 28th, Davis hit the skids with a stretch to rival his season-opening downer in production, if not length. In 58 PA prior to Thursday, Davis had a .507 OPS and this came with him sitting out several games against tough LHP. Davis extended his homerless streak to 59 PA before connecting in the fourth inning on a deep blast. In addition to his solo shot, Davis also drove in a run with his double in the ninth. He now has 65 RBIs, which is ...
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