Luis Alfonso Torrens Saez...resides in Valencia, VZ...won the 2017 Padres Spring Training Ping Pong Tournament.
Reached base via a hit or walk in 13 of 18 games with Seattle, batting .254 (15x59) with five runs, four doubles, one home run, six RBI and six walks...Acquired along with Ty France (inf), Andrés Muñoz (rhp) and Taylor Trammell (of) from the San Diego Padres in exchange for Austin Adams (rhp), Dan Altavilla (rhp) and Austin Nola (c) on Aug. 31...Made his Mariners debut on Sept. 4 vs. TEX, going 0-for-3 with a walk… recorded first Mariners hit on Sept. 5 vs. TEX (1x4)...Reached base safely in 10 straight games to open his Mariners career, Sept. 4-17 (.294/10x34, 4 R, 3 2B, HR, 4 RBI, 5 BB)...Hit first career home run on Sept. 14 vs. OAK (2x3, R, HR, RBI), with a solo blast with two outs off Jesús Luzardo...Recorded five multi-hit games, including 4 with Seattle: Sept. 8 at SF (2x4, R, 2B), Sept. 12 at ARI (2x4, 2B, 2 RBI), Sept. 14 vs. OAK (2x3, R, HR, RBI, RBI) and Sept. 19 at SD (2x4, 2B, 2 RBI)...Recorded two multi-RBI games: Sept. 12 at ARI (2x4, 2B, 2 RBI) and Sept. 19 at SD (2x4, 2B, 2 RBI)...Placed on the 10-day Injured List on Sept. 27 with back spasms, only missing the final game of the season...Appeared in seven games with the Padres after being recalled from their alternate site on Aug. 17…overall hit .273 (3x11) with one double and one walk in seven games.
Earned Texas League Mid and Post-Season honors for Amarillo (AA), hitting .300 (50-for-97) in 97 games before playing 7 games at the Major League level for SD...With AMA, set career highs in AVG (.300), OBP (.373), SLG (.500), OPS (.873) and HR (15)...Recalled from AMA on Sept. 16 for his 1st ML stint since October 1, 2017 @ SF…hit .214 (3-for-14) with a .313 OBP in his 7 games...His 15 HR with AMA in 2019 were more than the total number of HR he had hit in all 4 of his previous minor league seasons combined (12 HR)...Made 3 starts for the Padres, all behind the plate…went 2-for-9 (.222) with 2 BB in his 3 starts…hit .200 (1-for-5) in 4 appearances as a sub...Logged his 1st-career hit in the pinch on Sept. 26 vs. LAD (was previously 0-for-10 as a PH)...Hit over .300 in each of his last 4 months of the season with AMA (.308 in June, .301 in July and .318 in August)…in July, he also slugged .548 with 5 HR, which were the most HR and the highest SLG in a calendar month in his career.
Spent the season with Lake Elsinore (A), slashing .280/.320/.406 and setting career highs in hits (133), 2B (36), HR (six), RBI (73), runs scored (62), AVG, OBP, SLG and OPS (.727)...Appeared in a career-high 85 games behind the plate and started 84 of them...played 1B on three occasions (all starts), his first time playing a position other than catcher in his professional career...Led the team in doubles (36), RBI (73) and sac flies (eight), ranked second in hits (133), third in runs scored (62) and sixth in average (.280)... Hit .299 (43-for-144) with RISP, driving in 62 RBI with 10 2B, one 3B and two HR in such situations...Accrued a career-high four hits on three occasions (5/19, 7/25 and 8/8) and had a career-high four RBI on two occasions (4/22 and 8/8)...Following the season, played for the Navegantes del Magallanes in the Venezuelan Winter League and hit .325 with six doubles and 15 RBI in 26 games.
Selected by CIN from NYY in the first round (second overall) of the Rule 5 draft...acquired by SD from CIN for PTBNL and cash considerations and spent the entire season in San Diego...Caught 310.2 innings this season and 25 complete games... made only two errors over the course of the season, owning a .993 fielding percentage...Made his MLB debut on 4/3 at LAD and his first career start on 4/10 at COL...he appeared in a total of 56 games, making 31 starts behind the plate...Collected his first ML hit on 4/18 vs. ARI, a single off of Tom Wilhelmsen...Logged two multi-hit games (5/24 at NYM and 6/20 at CHC)...hit his first career double on 5/24...Hit a bases-clearing triple for the first career three-bagger on 7/26 vs. NYM...set a career-high three RBI in the game, and it was his sole multi-RBI game of the season...his triple was his first and only hit with the bases loaded...Hit safely in five of six games from 6/11-21, batting .353 (6-for-17) with a double and an RBI...Had a career-high three-game hitting streak from 6/19-21, going 4-for-8 (.500) in that time...also set his career high on-base streak at six games from 6/11-21...His 25 total bases were the sixth-most among rookie NL catchers...Following the season, played for the Navegantes del Magallanes of the Venezuelan Winter League and hit .275 (39-for-142) with eight doubles, one triple, one home run, 18 RBI and 17 runs scored in 38 games.
Split the season between Single-A Staten Island and Single-A Charleston...hit a combined .250 (46-for-184) with 10 doubles, two home runs, 15 RBI and 15 runs scored...Started the season with Staten Island and hit .311 (14-for-50) in 12 games before being assigned to Charleston 7/11...Hit .170 (18-for-106) through his first 30 games for Charleston...finished the season hitting safely in 10 of his final 12 games, batting .349 (15-for-43) with five doubles, one home run, four RBI, five runs scored and seven walks...Started 39 games (40 appearances) behind the plate for Charleston, posting a .990 fielding percentage (four errors in 389 total chances)...Tossed out 22 of 53 attempted base stealers (41.5%) for Charleston.
Missed the entire season due to a torn labrum in his shoulder.
Split the season between Staten Island (A), Charleston (A) and the GCL Yankees (R), hitting a combined .256 (58-for-227) with 14 doubles, three triples, three home runs 22 RBI and 32 runs scored in 62 games...Started a combined 52 games behind the plate, posting a .994 fielding percentage (three errors in 483 total chances)...While with Staten Island, batted .388 (33-for-85) during a 21-game hitting streak from 6/28 -7/26 and reached base safely in 28 consecutive games from 6/28-8/4...Earned New York-Pennsylvania League Mid-Season All-Star honors...Following the season, was ranked the ninth-best Yankees prospect by Baseball America.
Made his professional debut for the GCL Yankees (R) and hit .241 (42-for-174) with seven doubles, one home run, 14 RBI and 17 runs scored in 47 games...Started 32 games behind the plate, posting a .993 fielding percentage (two errors in 279 total chances).