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Ike's big blast propels Mets past Padres

The Amazins' rookie first baseman had never hit a walk-off homer ... until Tuesday night

Updated: June 9, 2010, 11:39 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Ike Davis had flung his helmet airborne midway down the third-base line, and the rookie first baseman was preparing to high-jump into a mosh pit of teammates gathered around home plate.

But as Davis approached the mass of celebrating players after his 11th-inning walk-off homer lifted the Mets to a 2-1 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night, his teammates calmed him down. They feared a repeat of Kendry Morales' freak celebration injury after a similar blast on ...

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