Carlos Torres (baseball)
|Houston Astros – No. 52|
|Picher, Minor League assistant athletic scheduler|
October 22, 1982 |
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|July 22, 2009 for the Chicago White Sox|
(through 2013 season)
|Earned run average||4.76|
Torres first began his collegiate career at Allan Hancock College then moved up north to San Jose Community College later transferring to San Jose State University, pitching in 20 games, (starting seven) in 2003. He transferred to Kansas State University in 2004, pitching in 16 games, (15 starts), compiling an ERA of 4.12.
Chicago White Sox
Torres was drafted in the 15th round, 449th overall, in the 2004 MLB Draft by the Chicago White Sox. He worked his way up through the White Sox minor league system, before making his Major League debut on July 22, 2009 vs. the Tampa Bay Rays . Prior to his call-up Torres had posted an 8-4 record with a 2.20 ERA with the White Sox' Triple-A affiliate, the Charlotte Knights. Making the start originally pencilled in for John Danks, who had a blister problem on his index finger, Torres pitched six strong innings, giving up three runs on two homers and striking out three to record a quality start. On September 3, Torres picked up his first major league victory by defeating Ryan Dempster and the Chicago Cubs 5-0 in a make-up game at Wrigley Field.
On December 20, 2011, Torres signed a minor league deal with the Colorado Rockies. On August 12, 2012, Torres got his first career base hit, an RBI single off George Kontos of the San Francisco Giants.
New York Mets
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