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  1. Chris Heston's No-Hitter Shines Light on Giants' Latest Hidden GemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | BleacherReport

    ... place him among the unheralded players they've been glad to find in recent years. In 2010, it was guys like Andres Torres and Sergio Romo. In 2012, it was guys like Brandon Crawford and Gregor The Giants sure have a knack for finding them, all ...


  2. An overdue Michael Morse appreciationRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... us with confidence after acquiring Orlando Cabrera on purpose. And while Pagan was a little younger than Andres Torres, it was probably a wash, which meant that a fan favorite was going away for dubious reasons. In this context, I wrote a love ...


  3. Giants win fifth straight, continue scoreless streakRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... in age, check , clearly performing worse than his peers, check . Those are the same boxes that Aubrey Huff and Andres Torres checked off, postseason heroics be damned. At the same time, there were sound, rational, statty reasons to think that ...


  4. Giants sweep the Angels, Lincecum brilliantRead the original story

    May 3, 2015 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... like a sentence that exists because Ken Burns played Mad Libs when he was drunk. Ray Durham - 8 Randy Winn - 5 Andres Torres - 4 Marvin Benard - 3 Gregor Blanco - 3 Angel Pagan - 3 Kenny Lofton - 2 Aaron Rowand - 2 Eugenio Velez - 2 Omar Vizquel - 1 ...


  5. Justin Maxwell Making the Most of Opportunity With GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 |

    ... here is the latest Giants scrap heap find that turns into a diamond. This was more or less the same story with Andres Torres in 2009 and Gregor Blanco in 2012. Both players were minor league veterans who broke camp with the Giants in those ...


  6. Justin Maxwell, starting outfielderRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... the Giants have rewired our brains to screw with everything we thought we knew about baseball. It started with Andres Torres, moved on through Pat Burrell, really got weird with Ryan Vogelsong, and left off with Travis Ishikawa starting in the ...


  7. Tim Hudson, Giants sink Rockies in extra inningsRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... just dumb recency-bias monkeys. And the stats suggest that what goes up, must come down. On the other hand, Andres Torres trolled the world for a year, and we don't have to give that back. Let's ride this baby to the bottom of the hill. First, the ...


  8. Giants sweep Dodgers out of town, walk off againRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... stupid odd years , and we'll be just fine. Hey, the ace is going on Friday. Justin Maxwell probably isn't the Andres Torres of this team, the minor league free agent who comes out of nowhere and has a fantastic season. But he probably isn't the ...


  9. Giants beat L.A., take first game of seriesRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... theme for Brian Sabean dustbin pickups: a skill that the internal competition can't really keep up with. Andres Torres was a switch-hitter with defense and speed. Gregor Blanco had a minor league career that hinted he could get on base better than ...


  10. The Hiroshima Carp are your new favorite Japanese teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... for the Carp? Well, we have to see exactly who else is in the NPB, first. I love Schierholtz, but what if Andres Torres is in the employ of Nippon Ham? That would make things tricky. What we have to do, then, is look for other old friends in Japan ...


  11. Tournament of Happy Giants Postseason Memories: The Elite 8Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... way for them to screw it up. It actually happened. IT ACTUALLY HAPPENED. On the other hand, the home run had Andres Torres yelling, "I told you he was going to do it! I told you!" Well, it's been a good Cinderella run for Bumgarner's entrance, ...


  12. Projecting Brandon Crawford's 2015 seasonRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... That doesn't mean he'll get better. I just like triples. I like videos of triples. That video had a triple and Andres Torres. Team Static believes that we've seen the best of Crawford, but that we'll continue to see it for a year or three. He'll hit ...


  13. Debunking San Francisco Giants' 'Odd-Year Slump' PhenomenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Rant Sports

    ... by the media as a scrappy "Band of Misfits." Bochy struck gold with transplant players like Pat Burrell and Andres Torres hustling alongside rookies Buster Posey and Madison Bumgarner . Their offense was rarely consistent, but the 2010 Giants ...


  14. Overlooked and Underrated Mets: Center fieldersRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Amazin' Avenue

    ... into the national spotlight as a key member of the 2012 World Champion Giants, the Mets' trade of Pagan for Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez became universally regarded as a bust. But Pagan's success in San Francisco should hardly have come as a ...


  15. The outfielder the Giants will almost certainly trade forRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... more year like 2010" or "Carlos Beltran is the best hitter on the market, so the Giants should get him" or "Andres Torres coming back is a great idea." It always starts reasonable. Then there's an odd knife in your back and everything is ruined. ...


  16. Meet Brett Jackson, 2016 World ChampionRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... starters in the minors in 2013, and he was just as bad in 2014. Jackson doesn't have the bench experience of Andres Torres when the Giants signed him. He had an even worse season than Gregor Blanco did when the Giants signed him, and Blanco had the ...


  17. Giants sign three minor league free agentsRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... left-handed starter Nik Turley, and right-handed reliever Cory Gearrin. You don't want to read my speech about Andres Torres, Gregor Blanco, Ryan Vogelsong, and Travis Ishikawa again, seeing as I already used that bullet when talking about Carlos ...


  18. Reacting to the loss of Pablo SandovalRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... here, but fans get seriously weird about Sandoval and his weight. I watched people turn on Aubrey Huff and Andres Torres in a month. If/when Pablo starts to struggle, it's going to be hard for him wherever he is. It's not like Giants fans reek of ...


  19. Giants sign former top prospect Carlos Triunfel, three othersRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | McCovey Chronicles

    The 2010 Giants won the World Series with the help of Andres Torres, nondescript minor league free agent. The 2012 Giants won the World Series with the help of Gregor Blanco, nondescript minor league free agent.