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

BA LEADER
Daniel Murphy
BA HR RBI R
.289 9 57 79
OTHER LEADERS
HRL. Duda 30
RBIL. Duda 92
RD. Murphy 79
OPSL. Duda .830
WB. Colon 15
ERAJ. Niese 3.40
SOZ. Wheeler 187