New York Mets Top Chicago Cubs 6-1 in Ike Davis's Debut

Frankie RioloContributor IApril 20, 2010

NEW YORK - APRIL 19:  Ike Davis #29 of the New York Mets pops out in the fifth inning against the Chicago Cubs on April 19, 2010 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Players from both teams are wearing #42 in honor of former player Jackie Robinson.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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After a rough road trip, the Mets came back to Citi Field and took care of business as they rolled over the Cubs 6-1.

Jon Neise pitched decently. Though he gave up eight hits and walked three, he managed to strike out seven and make it through 5 2/3 innings.

Fernando Nieve , who relieved Neise in the sixth, ended with the win, as the Mets would all but seal the deal in the seventh inning with a five run rally. Angel Pagan's two-run homer was the spark that got the team rolling.

Ike Davis did not disappoint either. The 23-year-old collected his first career hit in the second inning on a broken bat single over the head of Cubs second baseman Jeff Baker . He would later knock in a run during the seventh inning rally.

The series continues tomorrow night. Mike Pelfrey (2-0, 1.29) goes for the Mets as staff ace Carlos Zambrano (1-1, 9.45) goes for the Cubs.

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