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Andres Torres (Achilles) goes on DL

Updated: August 22, 2013, 10:25 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco Giants outfielder Andres Torres was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday because of a strained left Achilles and might not return this season.

Torres said the injury has lingered since the start of 2011 after he helped the Giants win a World Series championship the previous fall. He is scheduled to get a second opinion and be examined by specialist Dr. Robert Anderson next week in North Carolina and hopes to avoid surgery -- though an MRI exam showed ...

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