Found January 05, 2012 on Mets360.com:
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While the biggest impact acquisitions in the off-season for the Mets has to be the additions of Frank Francisco, Jon Rauch and Ramon Ramirez to the bullpen, the addition of Andres Torres certainly is of equal importance to the franchise. As you’re probably well aware of, Torres, along with Ramirez, was acquired on December 6 when the Mets shipped Angel Pagan to the San Francisco Giants. Torres has talent. The problem for Torres is putting it all together and staying healthy. After breaking through in 2010, positing career highs in home runs (16), RBI’s (63), runs (84) and stolen bases (26)-while being an integral part of the Giants’ world series run-Torres regressed in 2011, batting only .221 while hitting four home runs, driving in 19 runs and stealing 19 stolen bases. It appears as if Torres is ready to start spring training healthy, though. As long as he his healthy, Torres will have a place on this team, as he is a good table setter, base stealer and best of all an above av...
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