Andres Torres to miss 10 to 14 days

Updated: September 12, 2010, 4:33 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- San Francisco Giants outfielder Andres Torres had an appendectomy Sunday and is expected to be out for 10 to 14 days.

Manager Bruce Bochy said Torres was to have a minimally invasive laparoscopic procedure.

It's a big blow for the Giants, who are chasing the San Diego Padres in the NL West and have come to rely on Torres at all three outfield spots.

"These things happen. You hate to see it," Bochy said before Sunday's finale of a four-game showdown against the Padres. ...

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