MLB: San Francisco 3, San Diego 2

SAN FRANCISCO, April 20 (UPI) -- Angel Pagan doubled home Andres Torres from second with one away in the ninth inning Friday, giving San Francisco a 3-2 victory over San Diego.

MLB: San Francisco 10, Colorado 0

SAN FRANCISCO, April 10 (UPI) -- Barry Zito fired seven shutout innings and Buster Posey went 3-for-5 with three RBI Wednesday in San Francisco's 10-0 series-sweeping rout of Colorado.

MLB: New York Mets 4, Miami 2

MIAMI, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Jeremy Hefner tossed 7 1/3 efficient innings and Scott Hairston belted a two-run homer Wednesday in the New York Mets' 4-2 season-ending win over Miami.

MLB: St. Louis 5, New York Mets 4

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Joe Kelly tossed 6 2/3 effective innings Monday but the St. Louis Cardinals had to hang on down the stretch to record a 5-4 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: New York Mets 5, Miami 3

MIAMI, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Kelly Shoppach's two-run single in the ninth inning, coupled with a fielding error, keyed the New York Mets' 5-3 come-from-behind win over Miami Saturday.

MLB: Colorado 6, New York Mets 2

NEW YORK, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Chris Young had a perfect game through five innings but his throwing error led to four Colorado runs Tuesday in the Rockies' 6-2 win over the Mets.
MLB: New York Mets 6, Miami 1

MLB: New York Mets 6, Miami 1

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- R.A. Dickey pitched a five-hitter Thursday in leading the New York Mets to a 6-1 victory over the Miami Marlins.

MLB: San Diego 3, New York Mets 1

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Clayton Richard yielded only one run over seven innings Friday and the San Diego Padres stifled the New York Mets 3-1.

MLB: New York Mets 3, Arizona 1

PHOENIX, July 26 (UPI) -- Matt Harvey struck out 11 in 5 1/3 shutout innings Thursday and the New York Mets beat Arizona 3-1 to snap a six-game losing streak.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 7, N.Y. Mets 6

NEW YORK, July 20 (UPI) -- Home runs by Matt Kemp and Luis Cruz lifted Los Angeles to an early four-run cushion Friday and the Dodgers held on to defeat the New York Mets 7-6.

MLB: New York Mets 9, Washington 5

WASHINGTON, July 19 (UPI) -- David Wright hit a pair of home runs and drove in five runs Thursday in powering the New York Mets to a 9-5 win over the Washington Nationals.

MLB: Washington 4, New York Mets 3

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- Jordan Zimmermanb threw six shutout innings Wednesday and Adam LaRoche hit a two-run homer, bringing the Washington Nationals a 4-3 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: Atlanta 6, New York Mets 1

ATLANTA, July 15 (UPI) -- Ben Sheets, making his first start since 2010, blanked the Mets on two hits over six innings Sunday, boosting the Atlanta Braves to a 6-1 win over New York.

MLB: Atlanta 8, New York Mets 7

ATLANTA, July 14 (UPI) -- Michael Bourn, Martin Prado and Jason Heyward each had RBI singles in the eighth inning Saturday, rallying Atlanta to an 8-7 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 2

LOS ANGELES, June 29 (UPI) -- Andres Torres doubled home the tiebreaking run in the fifth Thursday and the New York Mets held on from there to edge the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2.
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Andres Torres
TOR2002092701-TORONTO, Ontario, Canada, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Detroit Tigers' Andres Torres slides but is out at second base as Toronto Blue Jays' shortstop Dave Berg fires to first but cannot turn the double play in the top of the fifth inning at the Skydome in Toronto, Canada on Sept. 27, 2002. rlw/cc/Christine Chew UPI

Andrés "Yungo" Torres Jr. (born January 26, 1978 in Aguada, Puerto Rico) is a Major League Baseball outfielder with the San Francisco Giants. He has also played for the Detroit Tigers and the Texas Rangers.

Torres attended Dr. Carlos Gonzalez High School and Miami-Dade Community College. He was a track and field star at Miami Dade, running the 100 meters in 10.37 seconds, the second fastest recorded 100 meter time for all major league baseball players, behind Deion Sanders' 10.26. 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 1997, the Florida Marlins drafted him in the twenty-third round of the MLB Draft, but he chose not to sign. He was then drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the fourth round of the 1998 MLB Draft, and that time he signed.

Plan A Films is producing a feature length documentary about Torres titled Gigante. The film is directed by Sundance Award-winning director Chusy Haney-Jardine.

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