Torcato with the Long Beach Armada in 2008
Born: October 25, 1979|
|July 26, 2002, for the San Francisco Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|April 21, 2005, for the San Francisco Giants|
Torcato was drafted in the 1st round (19th overall) of the 1998 Major League Baseball Draft by the San Francisco Giants. Before being drafted, Torcato signed a letter of intent to play college baseball at UNLV. He made his MLB debut on July 26, 2002 as the starting right fielder for the Giants against the Los Angeles Dodgers and singled to right field in his first at-bat off of the Dodgers Hideo Nomo. He played in parts of four seasons in Major League Baseball and a total of 8 years in the San Francisco Giants organization before becoming a free agent after the 2005 season.
In 2007, Torcato signed with the Seattle Mariners but was released toward the end of Spring Training.
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