MLB: New York Yankees 6, New York Mets 5

NEW YORK, June 24 (UPI) -- Robinson Cano's long homer in the eighth inning broke a tie Sunday and powered the New York Yankees past the New York Mets 6-5 in an interleague match-up.

MLB: New York Mets 6, St. Louis 1

NEW YORK, June 4 (UPI) -- Jonathon Niese struck out 10 over six shutout innings Sunday and the New York Mets grabbed a share of first place with a 6-1 win over St. Louis.

MLB: New York Mets 9, Miami 3

MIAMI, May 12 (UPI) -- David Wright went 4-for-6 with a homer and three RBI Saturday, powering the New York Mets past Miami 9-3.

MLB: New York Mets 10, Philadelphia 6

PHILADELPHIA, May 9 (UPI) -- Ike Davis highlighted a late-game surge with a three-run homer Wednesday that lifted the New York Mets to a 10-6 win over Philadelphia.

MLB: New York Mets 7, Philadelphia 4

PHILADELPHIA, May 8 (UPI) -- Lucas Duda capped a four-run, seventh-inning Mets rally with an RBI single that helped boost New York to a 7-4 victory over Philadelphia.

MLB: New York Mets 4, Arizona 3

NEW YORK, May 5 (UPI) -- Mike Nickeas and Andres Torres each produced two RBI the fourth inning Saturday, carrying the New York Mets to a 4-3 victory over Arizona.

MLB: New York Mets 1, Atlanta 0

NEW YORK, April 5 (UPI) -- David Wright singled in the only run and five New York pitchers combined on a four-hitter Thursday in the Mets' 1-0 win over the Atlanta Braves.

MLB: San Francisco 3, Colorado 1

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Ryan Vogelsong hurled seven shutout innings and Mike Fontenot hit a two-run triple Monday in the San Francisco Giants' 3-1 win over Colorado.

MLB: Arizona 5, San Francisco 2

PHOENIX, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Josh Collmenter limited San Francisco to two runs over seven innings Sunday and playoffs-bound Arizona won its fourth straight with a 5-2 decision.

MLB: San Francisco 6, Colorado 5

DENVER, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A triple by September call-up Brett Pill gave San Francisco the lead in the eighth inning Saturday and the Giants stayed hot by downing Colorado 6-5.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 7, San Francisco 0

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Randy Wells tossed a two-hit, complete-game shutout Monday and the Chicago Cubs dealt San Francisco a key loss with a 7-0 victory.

MLB: San Francisco 3, Cincinnati 2

SAN FRANCISCO, June 11 (UPI) -- A bases-loaded single by Nate Schierholtz with two out in the ninth inning Friday gave the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 victory over Cincinnati.

MLB: San Francisco 2, Colorado 1

SAN FRANCISCO, June 5 (UPI) -- Ryan Vogelsong's eight innings of one-run ball and Andres Torres' go-ahead RBI Sunday carried the San Francisco Giants past Colorado 2-1.

MLB: San Francisco 7, St. Louis 3

ST. LOUIS, May 30 (UPI) -- Andres Torres launched a grand-slam homer and Madison Bumgarner hurled seven strong innings Monday in the San Francisco Giants' 7-3 win over St. Louis.

MLB: San Francisco 2, Oakland 1 (10 inn.)

SAN FRANCISCO, May 21 (UPI) -- Aubrey Huff drove in Emmanuel Burriss with a one-out single in the 10th Friday to help the San Francisco Giants beat Oakland 2-1.
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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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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Andres Torres."
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