Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 3/4/13
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I was at Citi Field last season, when the Ike-man jacked one onto the Shea Bridge. Davis has got what I call light-tower-power! Is there a chance that we could see two Mets all-stars this summer at Citi Field? The more I think about it, the more I am beginning to believe that David Wright might not be the only Mets player in the Midsummer Classic. If Ike Davis can start out this season as he ended last year, then he might have a real shot to make the all-star roster. The lefty slugged 32 home runs in 2012, and that was in a year marred by his early season battle with Valley Fever and recovering from a serious ankle injury that wiped out his 2011 season. Davis was a force in the Mets lineup during the second half of the season, and quickly became one of the most productive power hitters in the National League; leading the circuit in home runs, slugging and total bases. From April 5 to July 3, Davis was batting below .200. During that span, which amounted to 76 games, he hit 11 home r...
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