Mets' Davis feels OK after valley fever diagnosis

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis says he feels fine despite being diagnosed with valley fever.

Valley fever is a fungal infection that is released from the dirt in desert regions of the Southwest and can cause extreme fatigue. Davis lives in Arizona in the offseason.

Valley fever requires no medication. The Mets say the illness is expected to resolve itself.

Davis said Sunday that he doesn't have any symptoms of the illness.

The Mets also said star third baseman David Wright will miss the first two exhibition games because of soreness around his left ribcage. Manager Terry Collins says Wright will sit out Monday and Tuesday.