Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/22/13
One of the marks of an ace is the ability to get the job done on days you don't feel quite your best. Mat Latos was feeling a lot closer to his worst when he took the mound Thursday. Latos vomited his way through the early going. "Right before I went out warming up after the first inning and right before the fifth" Latos replied to the when-did-you-throw-up question. Still Latos was able to go eight innings to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 before a crowd of 21116 at Great American Ball Park. Latos allowed one run on five hits. He didn't allow a walk and struck out six.
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