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Pop-up puts Ike Davis in 'panic mode'

New York Mets' Ike Davis celebrates with teammates

New York Mets' Ike Davis celebrates with teammates as he returns to the dugout after hitting an RBI-single to drive in the go-ahead run against the Colorado Rockies in the 11th inning. (April 29, 2012) (Credit: AP)

Ike Davis admitted that heading toward the pitcher's mound to chase a 10th-inning pop-up hit by Ramon Hernandez put him in "panic mode in the head."

It was at Coors Field last May 10 that Davis went after a similar pop-up and injured an ankle in an innocent-looking collision with David Wright. Davis missed the rest of the season.

This time Wright was nowhere near Davis, who made the catch. "I heard, 'Ike, Ike,' which last year I didn't hear," Davis said. "That was comforting."

Tags: Ike Davis , Mets

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