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Mets' prayer: Thank god for Rod and Ike

Team wasn't banking its hopes on Barajas and Davis, but it'd be lost without them

Updated: May 8, 2010, 3:44 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- A year ago on this date -- May 7, 2009 -- Ike Davis was playing first base and batting cleanup for the Class A St. Lucie Mets. He went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in a 1-0 loss to the Fort Myers Miracle.

A year ago on this date, Rod Barajas was catching and batting eighth for the Toronto Blue Jays. He went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in a 6-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels.

This May 7 was a very different one, for both of them. Davis' two homers to right and ...

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