MLB: San Francisco 11, Colorado 8

DENVER, July 3 (UPI) -- Aubrey Huff hit a tie-breaking sacrifice fly and a two-run homer Saturday, sending San Francisco past Colorado 11-8 to break a seven-game losing streak.

MLB: San Francisco 10, Baltimore 2

SAN FRANCISCO, June 15 (UPI) -- Jonathan Sanchez held Baltimore to two runs over seven-plus innings Monday, leading the San Francisco Giants past the Orioles 10-2.

MLB: San Fran. 6, Pittsburgh 5 (10 inn.)

PITTSBURGH, June 6 (UPI) -- Freddy Sanchez hit a 10th-inning sacrifice fly Sunday, scoring Andres Torres and giving the San Francisco Giants a 6-5 decision over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

MLB: Colorado 2, San Francisco 1 (11 inn.)

SAN FRANCISCO, June 2 (UPI) -- Clint Barmes's RBI double in the 11th inning Tuesday delivered the Colorado Rockies a 2-1 decision over San Francisco.

MLB: San Francisco 4, Washington 2

SAN FRANCISCO, May 26 (UPI) -- Todd Wellemeyer pitched six-plus innings and scored once in a four-run fifth Tuesday to help the San Francisco Giants beat Washington 4-2.

MLB: San Francisco 4, Houston 3

SAN FRANCISCO, May 16 (UPI) -- Aaron Rowand socked a tie-breaking homer and Barry Zito was solid over seven innings Sunday in the San Francisco Giants' 4-3 win over Houston.

MLB: San Francisco 9, Florida 6 (12 inns.)

MIAMI, May 5 (UPI) -- Aubrey Huff's two-run single in the top of the 12th inning boosted the San Francisco Giants to a 9-6 decision over Florida Tuesday.

MLB: San Francisco 2, St. Louis 0

SAN FRANCISCO, April 25 (UPI) -- Barry Zito hurled eight scoreless innings and Andres Torres singled in the tie-breaking run Saturday as the San Francisco Giants downed St. Louis 2-0.

MLB: San Francisco 4, San Diego 3 (10)

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Pablo Sandoval's 10th-inning homer Sunday gave the San Francisco Giants a season-ending 4-3 victory against the San Diego Padres.

MLB: San Francisco 7, Arizona 3

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Tim Lincecum held the Diamondbacks to two runs and two hits Thursday in a 7-3 San Francisco Giants win over Arizona and a three-game sweep.

MLB: San Francisco 4, Pittsburgh 2

SAN FRANCISCO, July 28 (UPI) -- Tim Lincecum struck out 15 and went the distance Monday in the San Francisco Giants' 4-2 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: San Francisco 5, Florida 4

SAN FRANCISCO, July 7 (UPI) -- Pablo Sandoval hit his first career grand slam in the fifth inning Monday and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat Florida 5-4.

MLB: Detroit 6, Minnesota 5 (10 innings)

DETROIT, April 11 (UPI) -- Craig Monroe's single in the bottom of the 10th scored pinch runner Andres Torres with the winning run Sunday to give Detroit a 6-5 win over Minnesota.

Tigers release Paquette, recall Torres

DETROIT, April 29 (UPI) -- The Detroit Tigers on Tuesday unconditionally released infielder-outfielder Craig Paquette, who was hitting just .152 in 11 games.

Tigers place Dmitri Young on DL

DETROIT, April 26 (UPI) -- The Detroit Tigers Friday placed first baseman Dmitri Young on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Tuesday, with a hernia.
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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.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Andres Torres."
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