Davis call-up right on time for Mets

From Buffalo to New York, rookie's journey begins Monday

Updated: April 20, 2010, 1:02 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

First-base prospect Ike Davis was preparing to put on his Buffalo Bisons game uniform for a Triple-A matinee when manager Ken Oberkfell summoned him at 12:10 p.m.

"I thought I was going to be batting four for Buffalo," Davis said. "Then I got even better news."

Davis was redirected to Citi Field, where he made his major league debut Monday night, batting sixth for the New York Mets against the Chicago Cubs. If Davis takes off, incumbent Daniel Murphy may never return to first base ...

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