Andres Torres out with oblique strain

Updated: February 28, 2013, 4:01 PM ET
Associated Press

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- San Francisco outfielder Andres Torres won't play for Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic and will be sidelined for at least a week because of a strained oblique.

The Giants made the announcement Thursday, a day after he got hurt during a swing and had an MRI.

The 35-year-old Torres helped San Francisco win the World Series in 2010 and rejoined the Giants in December. He also has played for the Detroit Tigers, Texas Rangers and New York Mets.

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