Originally posted on Metstradamus  |  Last updated 5/21/13
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Rolling I see the sphere rolling White on red on green The convergence of colors takes me to a special place When life seemed uncomplicated And I reflect on where my life went wrong as green turns to red turns to white Converging to turn into one color Representing the sunset of my life This was written by Ike Davis ... in his head ... as he was watching Joey Votto's hit roll down the right field line. Ike Davis? Poet? It's as good an excuse as any as to why Davis didn't bother to move away from first base as Votto was rounding it, causing Votto to be awarded second base on the rarely invoked "Slumping First Baseman Who Is Taking His Problems To The Field With Him's Interference". And it helped to kick off a game which was positively absurd ... except for the loss, which was totally expected. Shaun Marcum couldn't quite work around Davis' foray into the other world as Brandon Phillips drove home a run with a single, and Jay Bruce drove two home with a double. M...
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