Found August 28, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
What seemed like a simple ankle sprain has turned into so much more for Andres Torres.  The San Francisco Giants' outfielder's season is officially over and his recovery timetable will be a tough blow to his free agency hopes this offseason.  Torres had been on the DL with an ankle injury, but now he will require surgery to remove bone spurs near his achilles tendon. Torres having surgery to remove bone spurs in Achilles. Out for six months. — Alex Pavlovic (@AlexPavlovic) August 27, 2013 Torres returned to the Giants this season on a one year deal after a stop over with the New York Mets in 2012.  Prior to that, Torres had spent three seasons with the Giants.  He has seen declines in his offensive production over the last three years, but Torres might have something more to offer still.  However, he will likely have to prove he is healthy and accept a drastically reduced deal from any team interested in him this offseason. This season, Torres hit .250/.302/.342 in 103 games.  His OPS was below league average for the third consecutive season.  In 2009 and 2010, Torres flashes offensive stats that made him a key part of the team's offensive.  However, he is probably not going to be that player for any team going forward. At 35, and after nine years in the league, Torres may have to take what he can get when spring training rolls around.  There's no telling how his rehab will go, but if he can make it back healthy for the start of spring, he will have a better shot at landing at least a decent deal.  Torres has experience that should prove helpful for him when he is looking for a contract, but he may have to once again settle for a one year deal. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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