On April 5 2012, Torres re-injured his left calf—which he had previously hurt during 2012 spring training—and spent much of April on the disabled list. He also won the coveted Willie Mac Award, voted upon by his teammates, that year. He was caught stealing bases six more times than he stole successfully five , but in only 42 games, he managed to tie for second in the league with nine triples tied again with Thurston behind 's 10. In 115 games for Toledo, Torres batted. I'm married with 2 wonderful daughters, who like to watch games with me. Upon Rowand's return, Torres returned to a reserve role until May 9, when he became a starting outfielder for the rest of the season after hurt his wrist.
He made his major league debut that same day and notched his first hit, a against in a 5—1 loss to the. Now he has to battle through the loss of his wife and the mother of his young daughter. To see a former Giant have to go through something like this reminds us all that the teams we support are more than just cheering their play on the field, but also supporting them during times like today. I've been blessed and I'm happy and just thank God for everything, putting me here and these guys treating me like a family. Archived from on February 2, 2013. She would settle him down in a kind, caring way.
He underwent an the same day. A Band of Misfits: Tales of the 2010 San Francisco Giants. On May 30, Torres hit his first career against in a 7—3 victory over the. The black arrows indicate the locations of translocation-associated break points. He played very little baseball as a child in Puerto Rico, and did not become serious about becoming a professional baseball player until he was 18. In 2005, Torres resurfaced with the but only appeared in eight games. He began trying to model his swing after , instead of merely trying to put the ball on the ground and run to first base, which is what he had been doing.
The Tigers signed him on March 2 and assigned him assigned to Erie, where he was named the Eastern League Player of the Week for April 30 through May 6 after he batted. Three days later, he scored three runs in a 12—7 victory over St. Following the season, he filed for free agency. In 132 games 374 at bats , he hit. He played only three games for them in 2004 before he was outrighted to the minors and released upon request. Thus, it is recommended that novel treatments be explored in the treatment of this disease, as discussed below.
The biological significance of this is unknown, but may be of relevance to the embryological development and cell of origin of this tumor. Underneath the athleticism, the determination, the creativity, and enthusiasm I have always sensed a childlike vulnerability. When we focus on the numbers, which we must to understand and fully enjoy the game, it is easy to forget that the people who make those numbers, the players, have lives and families, joys and sorrows of their own. He fared better from the right side at the plate, batting. Archived from on March 4, 2014.
I grew up in Northern California near the Napa Valley. Baggarly, Andrew August 3, 2010. He won his first World Series ring as the Giants defeated the Rangers in five games to win their first World Series since 1954. He was a track star at Miami-Dade and did not begin playing baseball until later. I don't know much about Soannie, but I know enough about Andres Torres to know that he must be devastated.
Archived from on March 6, 2014. Today we learn the crushingly sad news that the wife of Andres Torres who will go down in history as a great Giant, never mind if it was just for one season , Soannie Torres, lost her battle with cancer. Carlos Gonzalez High School and. After a rehab assignment, he was activated on May 26. Born in New Jersey, Torres grew up in Puerto Rico before returning to the United States to attend.
I hope you will find the site informative, and invite you to join in the discussion. He made the entire organization better with his spirit. Archived from on March 1, 2012. He finished the year with a career high. Andres did not just have a great season on the field and by the numbers in 2010, the first time the San Francisco Giants won the World Series. By midseason, he had replaced Rowand as the Giants' everyday center fielder and leadoff hitter. When he wasn't on the field, he went around enthusiastically greeting everyone he saw as if they were a long lost friend, and to him, they probably were.