While the season may be just a little over two weeks old, some believe that this move was already overdue.
Davis batted .480 with three home runs and 10 runs batted in in 25 at-bats during spring training.
He was sent down to Triple-A Buffalo on March 23. The organization stated that it was felt he needed more "seasoning."
Davis was batting .364 with a 1.136 on-base plus slugging percentage with the Bison at the time of his call-up.
The Mets open up a three-game series with the Chicago Cubs tonight. First pitch is set for 7:10 at Citi Field.
New York will send rookie Jonathon Niese to the mound (0-1, 6.55). Chicago will counter with right-hander Randy Wells (1-0, 2.92).
The game marks the beginning of a 10-game homestand which could quite possibly decide Jerry Manuel's future with the Metropolitans.