Ike Davis gets cortisone shot in ankle

Updated: July 15, 2011, 12:35 AM ET
By Mike Mazzeo and Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis will stay off of his injured left ankle for the next three weeks with the hope of avoiding season-ending surgery.

Davis felt significant pain in his ankle while running over the weekend and flew to North Carolina for a second opinion. He also received a cortisone shot and hopes it will relieve any significant pain associated with the injury. He will likely get an MRI from a doctor in New York in the coming days. If he continues to have pain, ...

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