Originally written on Metstradamus  |  Last updated 7/24/13
Although it didn't start down the path of righteousness, Carlos Torres turned in a solid performance giving up only one run in six innings and getting the win last night over the Braves. He gave up a home run to the first batter of the game, and then left runners on in all but one of his six innings, but with the help of Juan Lagares cutting a runner down at the plate, he gut it out ... while getting an RBI single himself ... to give the Mets a chance to win. (Maybe this guy should be Carlos Danger.) But the amazing thing how the Mets took advantage of that chance to win: Ike Davis. This was the guy who earlier in the game tried to bunt his way on not once, mind you, but twice in a row. And I feel like this is my fault because I was the one who ******* that Ike Davis should bunt once in a while to get himself out of his slump and stop teams from playing a dopey shift against him. But then I saw him actually try it. And he looked like a drunk AT Armored Transport while trying to ...
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