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The 30-year-old right-hander made his first start for the Mets on July 13, when Matt Harvey was skipped ahead of the All-Star game. With Jonathon Niese on the disabled list because of a partial tear in his rotator cuff and Shaun Marcum out after having shoulder surgery -- he was placed on waivers earlier Tuesday -- Torres earned another start after working five innings of one-run ball against Pittsburgh. "We needed somebody to step up, and he stepped up for us," Collins said. Torres got his second win as a starter, the first since he was with the Chicago White Sox in September 2009. "Just as long as the team gets the win Im happy," Torres said. Bobby Parnell bounced back from wasting a 1-0, ninth-inning lead in a 2-1 loss Monday night to pitch a perfect ninth for his 19th save. Fourth place in the NL East, the Mets have won seven of 11 and improved to 44-52, only three-games back of second place Philadelphia. The Braves had ample opportunities to pad their lead in the early innings. But they went 1 for 7 with runners in scoring position over the first four innings and were 1 for 8 overall. In the first, Lagares threw out Jason Heyward at home by a large margin to end the first inning when he tried to score on Evan Gattis single to centre field. The NL East leaders fell to 2-3 on their seven-game trip. Medlen, who lost his third straight start, is used to the lack of support. Coming in, Atlanta had averaged 2.3 runs while he is in the game. While the Braves were squandering chances, the Mets took advantage of their first baserunners -- in the third. Lagares, the NL player of the week, doubled just inside the right field line and scored on Torres slapped single through a draw-in infield to tie it at 1. "To tell you the truth I was actually kind of upset," Torres said. "Not because I got the hit, I was happy about that. I jammed myself." New York went ahead for good in the sixth when Medlen appeared to lose his touch. "It was almost two different pitchers going the first five innings and then going out there in the sixth," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "I dont know if it was just command or leaving balls out over the plate, but the swings got better in the sixth than in the first five innings." Daniel Murphy and David Wright singled leading off. After Charles Johnson lunged toward third base to snare Marlon Byrds grounder and then throw to second off one knee for the force, Davis lined a double off the base of the wall in right field to give New York the lead. "These are all confidence-building things," Collins said of Davis hit off a two-strike curveball. Relentlessly booed after bunting back to the mound and striking out in his first two at-bats, the slumping Davis was given a huge ovation as he stood on second base. "The crowd gets on me no matter what," Davis said. "Its fun for them." Batting just .176 coming in, Davis drove in a run for a second straight game after not notching an RBI since July 5, his first game back from the minor leagues. Buck followed with a single to centre for a 3-1 lead that chased Medlen. Lagares flyout to right field added another run. Medlen gave up four runs and seven hits in 5 1-3 innings. He dropped to 4-1 in 18 outings against New York. "Ive been making more mistakes than I have been in the past," Medlen said. "Like I say, Im just trying to make the adjustments and fix it while I can." NOTES: The Braves are 25-29 on the road. ... Mets RHP Jenrry Mejia will start the opener of a doubleheader in Washington on Friday. The 23-year-old Mejia had Tommy John surgery in June 2011. He made five September appearances last year, but has been on the DL since the end of spring training with elbow inflammation. 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Her success that year propelled her to No. 2 in the world, but since then, she has yet to win a major or reach another major final.Radwanska spoke with espnW.com about her approach to her mental game and how she handles the unrelenting pressure that comes with being a top star.espnW: Aga, this is your 11th Wimbledon appearance. Youve reached the finals here before. Do you get nervous at all for your first-round matches?Radwanska: First match is always tricky, but as you say, its so many years here so Im not really that nervous. I think when you play tournaments, its more emotion and adrenaline, so now Im pretty calm.espnW: Youve been on the tour for 10-plus years now. Is there a moment where you ever get nervous?Radwanska: Well, I remember those matches in the beginning that I was really, really nervous. I just couldnt even eat, because I was that nervous. I think experience makes a huge difference so now, its just a usual day and you just go on the court and play.espnW: Experience definitely helps. It also provides thatt confidence and belief in yourself, but do you have any regimen such as visualization or meditation to help keep you calm?Radwanska: Not really. Yannick Weber Jersey. . Im not really that kind of person to meditate. For me, its just really good to have a good warm-up and just go on court and figure out after a few games what you have to do to win matches. Trying to really stay calm and not really think about what I did wrong. [I just] think, next point.espnW: Youve reached the finals here at Wimbledon, but you have yet to win a major. Do you believe in yourself that you can walk away with a Grand Slam sometime soon?Radwanska: Well, I was close a couple times and even a couple times here [at Wimbledon]. I hope so. Of course, I believe that. I was there and I was playing the last match of the Grand Slam, so why not? I still have a couple more years to try and hopefully it will happen one day.espnW: From a mental perspective, what do you think that next step is in terms of giving you that little push to clinch that major?Radwanska: I think a couple things need to click to win a Grand Slam, to win those seven matches in a row. While every major is different, and every draw is different, you cant really compare one to another. I just focus on this one and well see.espnW: If you had some advice for young athletes out there, what would that be?Radwanska: I get that question so many times. Its never easy to explain what you have to do. ... Its trying to play the same tennis in the tiebreaker as you would in the first game. I think gaining experience and playing a lot of matches [is good] and experiencing a lot of losses. Thats always a good lesson. Even when you dont win the match, its still a good lesson for you so you can figure out what to do next time to win the match. 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I think one game was also washed off. We had to win every game from that point. It was early May and the conditions were not conducive. For me, as a schoolboy, playing for the national side was a real experience as we were playing on pitches that were so very different to what I was used to. It was very cold too [in England]. It was a sheer team effort that got us through to win the ICC Trophy, which got us into the main draw.What was life like as an international cricketer touring abroad? It was a quantum leap in terms of cricketing experience, but it was also learning about life and people. We were trained to study and work. Suddenly we were thrown in a work environment which was sport. We were up against absolute professionals. So that adjustment was quite tough. We had a balanced life, we didnt have too much pressure. We looked to perform in the best way we could without having great expectations. We always had that bedrock of stability if things didnt fall right.Do you remember the days leading up to Sri Lankas inaugural Test match? It was an absolute blur. We played practice games and three-day games against England, and then the next thing you do is play Test cricket. It may sound hilarious now but the first Test match I ever saw was the first Test match I played in. We didnt have TV or live coverage, so it was all [radio] commentary in the good old days. This was our background - very different from what the modern Sri Lankan cricketer would really see. I remember the board president of that time, Mr Gamini Dissanayake, a man of great vision, told us that our role was to ensure that we set a good foundation for the next generation of cricketers. He put simple objectives in place so that we never got too ahead of ourselves.Is there one thing that you remember about that Test? I will always remember the quality of bowling in that Test match. You had Bob Willis, Ian Botham, Paul Allott, John Emburey and Derek Underwood. It was relentless pressure. You could always get a loose ball every over in club cricket, but at this level you would be lucky to get one in three overs. It is the first memory I have.What is the biggest highlight of your playing career?Our first Test win was the highlight that supersedes everything. I think we took 13 Tests to win our first Test match, which was against IndiaWhat was it like being the captain of Sri Lanka? It is anyones dream to play for the country, let alone captain. I was quite honoured, but I was caught in the transition phase and captained two Tests in two years. I was gainfully employed at that time, so it was easy to switch off from cricket at the age of 29 and focus on a corporate life.You were playing the best fast bowlers in the world and then you moved to a desk job. Was that transition jarring? I had always worked from the age of 20. We were semi-professionals, so you had to have a job. So this was not too much of a challenge, but I missed the intensity of competition the most. I could work till 6pm and still have lots of energy left. I realised that it was the intensity. I used to work on rest days during Test matches in the good old days. It was simply to take my mind off and to look at the game differently.What do you remember about Arjuna Ranatunga and Aravinda de Silva in the early days? I know both of them very well. Arjuna is a good friend. We played the first Test together. He is a great personality and Sri Lanka cricket owes a lot to him for bringing that sense of steeliness and self-belief.I have never met anyone as talented as Aravinda at the age of 15. We played for the same club. He used to make batting so simple. It was a delight to share dressing rooms as team-mates. We still maintain that friendship because I believe it is important to take memories of people as human beings rather than the cut shots or cover drives that they played.In 1993 you became a match referee. What prompted you to take the job? It wasnt anything I wanted to do. I was still working. I got a call from the cricket board about nominations as referees. The ICC used to just pick randomly from the boards nominations. I thought I had the cricketing experience and a corporate background. I found it interesting. I scheduled my annual leave after the ICC found a slot for me in 1993, in Pakistan. It was something that they were trying. I was just in the right place.What were the early days like? We were just pioneering a concept, so people didnt know who a referee was. The idea was to establish the concept. I remember in one Test match they didnt have a room for the referee. When I said we need a room for the referee and the third umpire, they said, For what? In the first days of that Test match, I operated from the stairway of the ground with the third umpire. Life has moved on so much from there.How much has it changed? It is unrecognisable. The referee, along with the four umpires, are called the playing control team. In effect, the third team in any international match. It is an accepted, integral part of any international match.Ahead of major games, like an Ashes Test or an India-Pakistan game, do you feel the nerves? I have butterflies ahead of any game. I prepare for every match as if it is my first match. Lots of things could go to chance. It may not be the right decision, but it shouldnt be because of lack of preparation. This has really been my work ethic.How did becoming the chief match referee in 2001 change your role? The basic role of the chief match referee is to head the group of match referees. I am also an international umpires selector and a member of the ICCs cricket committee. My core role remains as referee.Does your personality come through when faced with a volatile situation - like the crowd trouble in Karachi in 1997 or the forfeit at The Oval in 2006? This is why I say: preparation is key. You cover all bases. Your job is to ensure that the game goes on, so what measures you take are actually veered towards that end objective. But there are some things management manuals dont tell you how to do, and thats where trust with players and officials comes in. If they feel that you are doing it for the best interests of the game, they are more likely to listen to you. As opposed to you trying to force it down. There are occasions where you need to have a different way of doing it. Your personality does come through then. But I think whats most important is to be flexible but to do what is in the best interest of the game.What is a typical day like for a match referee ahead of and during a game? It starts a couple of days [before the match] - in fact, many more. You get background information and get into the logistics of what we need to do. Brushing up on the laws and the playing conditions and meeting with your group. Also making sure I do my job, which is to run the game according to the laws, the playing conditions and with the spirit it is intended to be played.Do we think we are ready to go back to home umpires? The consensus among international umpires is that they are comfortable as it is now. The primary concept of bias has been taken off.MCG or Lords - your preference? Both are great in their own sense. I think certain grounds have unique values and traditions. Some may appeal to you for history, or they are scenic. Some may be just lucky for you. I like Cape Town, Sydney and Kolkata as well.How about in Sri Lanka? Although it is my rival club, I like the SSC. It was a good ground and the conditions favoured the batsmen. You could always visit, score runs and come back.Is there a law you think many players are not aware of? I dont think the players know much of the 42 laws, which was the case with me when I was a player. Everyone expects people to know Law 43 - which is common sense. Thats also missing sometimes.What do you unwind after a game? Any ice baths for match officials? I think sometimes you need to put your head in an ice bath. It gets cluttered so much. But we tend to unwind differently.Which day would you say was your most challenging as a match referee? To course-correct something that is not right and put it back on the right track. It could be from security to player management to lifting the umpires morale. Even getting your own game in order, thats what is challenging.Any game in particular that tested you a great deal?Karachi  really tested me because I was between the devil and the deep blue sea due to a crowd disturbance. The spectators got really agitated over some issues. 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This is what I tell young referees to do always. Do you have to be focused on every ball of a match? Most of the time. I can see the replay, but I try to watch every ball.Do you think cricket should have more technology? I dont think we will go backwards from here. Technology is improving by the day. If at all, we will move forward. Lots of other sports have followed cricket. There are so many variables in cricket that there will always be debate. Technology has advanced so much. Decisions that were not out ten years ago are out now.Is there any training that you undergo to spot what could be a corrupt practice on the field? We are trained by the anti-corruption unit about the dos and donts. They are the experts at the ground. If they have anything to do with the technical side, they get in touch with us. So we are trained but we may not have the clinical eye for it. Between them and us and a few others, we can put the jigsaw together.What would you like to your legacy to be? 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