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

    Saturday | 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 ...

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  2. 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 ...

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  3. 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. ...

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  4. 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 ...

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  5. 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 ...

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  6. 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 ...

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  7. 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.

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  8. The way it was before the Giants won the World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... Giants trade Schmidt for Felix Pie, maybe they're still messing around with him in 2009 instead of snagging Andres Torres. At the time, though, I just wanted Schmidt for the sweet, sweet feeling of hope : It's interesting to speculate about his ...

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  9. Three years after watching Royals from the seats, Blanco is trying to beat them one more timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... Melky Cabrera down the stretch in 2012, but he has never been given a full-time role. He was in a platoon with Andres Torres last year and backed up Michael Morse and Angel Pagan this season before injuries took a toll. The lack of a consistent role ...

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    Oct 20, 2014 | SFGate

    ... Francisco Chronicle Giants Edgar Renteria, parades around the championship trophy along with teammate Andres Torres, following San Francisco's win of the 2010 World Series over the Texas Rangers on Monday Nov. 1, 2010 in Arlington, Tx., with a score ...

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  11. Giants have every-other-October pattern down patRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Tribune-Chronicle

    ... and misfits or a pair of veteran stars making their first World Series trip. "There's a line I once sung for Andres Torres, 'One thing for certain, I promise you will see, it's never too late to be the person you were meant to be,'" Flannery, the ...

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  12. Giants advance to World Series with motley crew againRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... and misfits or a pair of veteran stars making their first World Series trip. "There's a line I once sung for Andres Torres, 'One thing for certain, I promise you will see, it's never too late to be the person you were meant to be,'" Flannery, the ...

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  13. MLB: What qualifying offers are and why they are being raised 8.5%Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Call to the Pen

    ... million for a one-year deal when he hits free agency this November. Other free agents like Kendrys Morales and Andres Torres were signed after the June draft at a pro-rated rate because the Minnesota Twins and the San Francisco Giants (respectively) ...

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  14. Giants set for special Willie Mac nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | San Francisco Giants

    ... of the award, including Darrell Evans, Chris Speier, Larry Herndon, Marquis Grissom, Bob Brenly, Jeff Kent and Andres Torres are expected to join the festivities. The list is longer than it was in recent years, as if the attendees are reaffirming ...

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  15. It's Time To Abolish The DH: A RebuttalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Deep Left Field

    July 6, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner hits a sacrifice fly to score left fielder Andres Torres in front of Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Tim Federowicz during the fourth inning at AT&T Park.

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  16. San Francisco Giants Should Target Melky Cabrera This OffseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... The Giants have tried platooning below-average hitters who flaunt above-average defensive capabilities, like Andres Torres and Gregor Blanco , hoping the remainder of the lineup could make up for whatever deficiency the pair accounted for at the ...

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