Andres Torres Going Back to the Giants

by kelly on December 13, 2012

Free agent outfielder Andres Torres has agreed to a one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants, tweets Andrew Baggarly of CSN Bay Area.

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Torres was a member of the 2010 world champion Giants, but was traded to the Mets following the 2011 season. After one year out of San Fran, he’s headed back as a platoon outfielder.

The 34-year0-old switch hitter hit .230 with 3 home runs and 35 RBI in 132 games for the Mets last season. Baggerly says that he will make $2 million in 2013.

Jon Heyman of tweets that this signing should put the Giants out of the Nick Swisher sweepstakes. San Francisco was reportedly Swisher’s preferred destination.

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