Date of Birth: 01/03/1987
Height: 5' 10" Weight: 185 lbs
College Experience: University of Texas
Resides: Santa Ana, California
Mike Torres begins his fifth season with the ThunderBolts in 2014 and his fifth overall as a pro. He was acquired in a trade with the Southern Illinois Miners on May 17, 2010. Torres was a Frontier League all star in his rookie year, playing both third base and shortstop. He earned his second all-star appearance as a second baseman in 2011 and again started the All-Star Game at second base in 2012. He was votes as a reserve for his fourth consecutive All-Star Game in 2013 and entered the 2014 season as the ThunderBolts all-time leader in hits. Mike started his college career at USC before transferring to Texas, where he hit .354 as a junior and set the school record with a 25-game hit streak. Overall, he hit .326 in two seasons as a Longhorn and stole 28 bases. Mike attended Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, California.