Alabama man finds venomous snake clogging toilet during bathroom break

Alabama man finds venomous snake clogging toilet during bathroom break

HUEYTOWN, Ala., July 9 (UPI) --A man in Alabama found something much worse than an unflushed toilet when he used the bathroom during a work break and discovered a four-foot venomous snake.
Matt Bradwell

MLB: Cincinnati 4, Chi. Cubs 3 (10 inn.)

CINCINNATI, May 3 (UPI) -- Scott Rolen's sacrifice fly in the 10th inning Thursday gave Cincinnati a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs, who had taken a three-run lead into the ninth.

MLB: New York Mets 6, Washington 3

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Willie Harris delivered a pinch-hit, two-run single and New York's bullpen tossed 4 1/3 scoreless frames Sunday in the Mets' 6-3 win over Washington.

MLB: New York Mets 5, Florida 1 (2nd game)

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Dillon Gee held the Marlins to one run over six innings Monday and the New York Mets completed a doubleheader sweep with a 5-1 win over Florida.

MLB: New York Mets 7, San Diego 3

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- David Wright broke a scoreless tie in the third inning with a three-run homer Wednesday and the New York Mets went on to down San Diego 7-3.

MLB: San Diego 9, New York Mets 5

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Will Venable had four hits and three runs scored in boosting San Diego to an early lead Wednesday and the Padres fought off the New York Mets 9-5.

MLB: Washington 3, New York Mets 2

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- Ian Desmond's infield bouncer in the ninth inning drove in the game-winning run Sunday, lifting Washington to a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets.

MLB: New York Mets 14, Texas 5

ARLINGTON, Texas, June 25 (UPI) -- Lucas Duda went 4-for-5 with a pair of two-run doubles Saturday and the New York Mets banged out 17 hits in their 14-5 interleague rout of Texas.

MLB: New York Mets 4, Atlanta 3

ATLANTA, June 14 (UPI) -- Jose Reyes went 3-for-5, including an RBI single, and scored the go-ahead run Tuesday in the New York Mets' 4-3 victory over Atlanta.

MLB: New York Mets 6, Washington 3

WASHINGTON, April 28 (UPI) -- Daniel Murphy climaxed New York's four-run, ninth-inning rally with a two-run double Wednesday to give the Mets a 6-3 victory over Washington.

MLB: Philadelphia 11, N.Y. Mets 0

PHILADELPHIA, April 7 (UPI) -- Roy Halladay, backed by a 16-hit attack, pitched seven shutout innings Thursday in the Philadelphia Phillies 11-0 romp over the New York Mets.

MLB: New York Mets 9, Florida 2

MIAMI, April 3 (UPI) -- Willie Harris and Ike Davis each went deep Sunday and the New York Mets downed Florida 9-2, taking the rubber game of a three-game weekend set.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 6, Florida 4 (10 innings)

MIAMI, April 2 (UPI) -- Willie Harris highlighted a three-run 10th inning with a two-run double that helped lift the New York Mets to a 6-4 victory over Florida.

MLB: Florida 6, New York Mets 2

MIAMI, April 1 (UPI) -- Josh Johnson carried a no-hitter into the seventh Friday and John Buck hit a grand slam homer in bringing Florida a 6-2 victory over the New York Mets.

MLB: Washington 6, Atlanta 2

ATLANTA, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Mike Morse and Willie Harris homered Thursday and four Washington relievers teamed to throw 3 2/3 hitless innings, helping the Nationals beat Atlanta 6-2.
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Willie Harris
Washington Nationals Willie Harris watches as his team plays the Chicago Cubs at Nationals Park in Washington on July 19, 2009. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

William Charles Harris (born June 22, 1978 in Cairo, Georgia) is a Major League Baseball outfielder and infielder who plays for the New York Mets. Harris is known for his quick feet and base-stealing abilities, with currently 94 career stolen bases. Harris was formerly a member of the Baltimore Orioles (2001), Chicago White Sox (2002-2005), Boston Red Sox (2006), Atlanta Braves (2007), and Washington Nationals (2008-2010). He bats left-handed and throws right-handed. He attended Kennesaw State University and lives in Cairo, Georgia during the offseason. According to Major League Baseball, Willie Harris has a recorded height of 5'9" and weighs 195 pounds.

Versatility and speed are his biggest strengths, as Harris has the ability to play all three outfield positions as well as second base, where he started 28 games in 2005. He started two games at shortstop in 2005. He can also play third base. His most productive season came in 2004, when he posted career-numbers in average (.262), RBI (27), runs (68), hits (107), doubles (15) and at-bats (409). Harris also notched a career high of 19 stolen bases. In 2005, he stole 10 bases in 56 games.

In the 2005 playoffs, Harris went 2-for-2 in the postseason with an RBI, one stolen base, and one run scored. Harris's successful pinch-hit single in Game 4 of the 2005 World Series against the Houston Astros would prove to be decisive after Harris scored on an RBI single by Jermaine Dye. Not only was the run the game-winner, it was the only run which would be scored in the Series-clinching Game 4.

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