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Ike Davis

New York Mets — No. 78
First Basemen
Born: March 22, 1987 (1987-03-22) (age 22)
Edina, Minnesota
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Isaac B "Ike" Davis (born March 22, 1987, in Edina, Minnesota) is a first basemen prospect in the New York Mets organization. He is the son of Millie Davis and former major league pitcher Ron Davis.

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High School

Davis attended Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona where he won 3 state titles under legendary high school baseball coach Jerry Dawson.

College career

Davis attended Arizona State University and played pitcher, first base and corner outfield. In 2006 he was named Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year, becoming the first freshman to ever lead the Pac-10 in RBI during the regular season. He hit .353 in his career, totaling 244 hits, 33 homers and 69 doubles. The 69 doubles is the fifth most in school history. He won the Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year award in 2006 as well as First Team Freshman All-American honors. He was a three-time First Team All-Pac-10 selection and earned Third Team All-American honors during his sophomore season before becoming a unanimous First Team All-American during his junior year. Not only did he excel as an outfielder and a first baseman, Davis also pitched for the Sun Devils. He began his career as the Friday night starter and ended it as the Sun Devils closer, totaling a 7-5 mark with four saves and 78 strikeouts in his career. Davis won the On Deck Circle Most Valuable Player Award in 2008 and was the 18th player taken in the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft, going to the New York Mets. He was a part of two Pac-10 Championship teams and went to the College World Series in 2007. He was also recently name to the ASU All-Decade team[1].

Minor Leagues

After being selected in the 2008 draft, Davis was assigned to the Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones. In 2009, Davis started the year with the St. Lucie Mets. He hit .288 with seven home runs in 59 games. He was then promoted to Double-A Binghamton Mets. He finished the season in Binghamton hitting .309 with 13 home runs and 41 RBIs. After the season the Mets assigned him to the Surprise Rafters of the Arizona Fall League[2].

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