Thursday lineup: Ike sits, Torres drops

May, 24, 2012
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The Mets begin a season-high 11-game homestand on Thursday night against the San Diego Padres.

Terry Collins has elected to drop Andres Torres in the batting order. Torres is just 1-for-33 over his last 11 games and batting .187 on the season.

Also, Ike Davis is on the bench again with the Mets facing another left-hander, Eric Stults. Davis' batting average stands at .159.

Here's the full lineup:

Ronny Cedeno, ss
Daniel Murphy, 2b
David Wright, 3b
Scott Hairston, lf
Lucas Duda, rf
Vinny Rottino, 1b
Andres Torres, cf
Rob Johnson, c
Jeremy Hefner, rhp
Kieran Darcy is an ESPNNewYork.com staff writer. He joined ESPN in August 2000 after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, where he played four years of JV basketball.
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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Carlos Torres
WINS ERA SO IP
2 1.54 14 11
OTHER LEADERS
BAD. Wright .316
HRL. Duda 3
RBID. Wright 11
RE. Young Jr. 15
OPSL. Duda .817
ERAJ. Niese 2.84
SOZ. Wheeler 21

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