Ike Davis injures oblique, likely out for the year

Ike Davis 1 polaroidIke Davis left Saturday night’s game with a strained oblique.

Davis appeared to injure his swing on a sacrifice fly in the third inning.

Update – September 1, 2:15 PM: Davis will return to New York and be examined by doctors at the Hospital for Special Surgery this week, the team announced.

Update – August, 31, 10:40 PM: Terry Collins told reporters he expects Davis will miss the remainder of the season.

Collins said Davis is unlikely to go on the disabled list because rosters are expanding tomorrow.

Michael Baron, Contributor

August 31, 8:06 PM: During a time Ike needs to demonstrate his abilities, this is not what he needed. Hopefully this isn’t a big deal, but side muscles and obliques appear to take around a month to heal. If that’s the case, his season could be in jeopardy. I also can’t help but wonder if this was Ike’s final game as a Met…

This does open up opportunities for Josh Satin, Lucas Duda and Wilmer Flores, should Ike miss significant time.