Luis Torrens, Catcher, San Diego Padres, #68


Date of Birth: 5/2/1996
Birthplace: Valencia, Venezuela
Current Salary: $535,000

Luis Torrens, catcher for the San Diego Padres, first signed with the New York Yankees in June, 2013. He played in the Yankees' minor league system in 2013 and 2014. He had right shoulder surgery in 2015 and he missed the entire season. He spent the 2016 season in the minors.

The Cincinnati Reds claimed Torrens off waivers on December 8, 2016. They then traded him that same day to the Padres.

Batting statistics for Torrens as a minor league player 2013 through 2016 include:

  • 162 games played
  • 146 hits
  • 31 doubles
  • 51 RBIs
  • 123 strikeouts to 73 walks
  • .250 batting average

Fielding statistics for Torrens as a catcher in the minor leagues from 2013 through 2016 include:

  • 135 games played
  • 154 assists
  • 1,103 putouts
  • 9 errors
  • .409 caught stealing percentage
  • .993 fielding percentage

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Luis Torrens
MiLB - Luis Torrens