In Part I, we offered a look at where outfielder Ike Davis came from to where he landed in Brooklyn.…
Davis Takes the Stage In Brooklyn - Part I
Losing the 15-game hit streak that he had started on his first day as a pro didn't bother Ike Davis. In his three years at Arizona State University, Davis, the Brooklyn Cyclones' 21-year-old first baseman and the Mets' top pick in this year's draft at No. 18 overall, had put together hit streaks into the twenties, so it wasn't anything new. "It wasn't a big deal," he says. "It was neat to start my pro career with a little hit streak like that, but everything comes to an end. I'm sure I'll have another streak pretty close to it." Entering Tuesday's off-day, the left-handed Davis had 21 hits in 18 games, including hits in all but one game he's played. He's already pieced together back-to-back 1-for-4 performances to start a new streak. But it's exactly those performances that are providing the frustration. "I should be raking, I should be killing these pitches," he says. "Got an off-day, I won't think about it." Davis has just three multi-hit games this season, and he thinks...
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