Jose Torres, Relief Pitcher, San Diego Padres, #76
Date of Birth: 9/24/1993
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Jose Torres, relief pitcher for the San Diego Padres, was first signed in 2010 by the Oakland Athletics. He pitched in the Athletics' minor league system from 2011 through 2015. He started as both a starting pitcher and a relief pitcher but transitioned to just a relief pitcher in 2015.
Torres was traded to the Padres on December 2, 2015. He spent most of the 2016 season in the minors, pitching just 3.0 innings in 4 games with the Padres.
Pitching statistics for Torres as a minor league player from 2011 through 2016 include:
- 147 games played
- 344.1 innings pitched
- 12-23 win-loss record
- 13 saves
- 296 strikeouts to 137 walks
- 3.24 ERA