Born: June 29, 1984|
Torra attended Pittsfield High School and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he played college baseball for the UMass Minutemen. Torra was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first round (31st overall) of the 2005 Major League Baseball draft. The Diamondbacks sold Torra to the Rays for cash considerations in 2011. The Rays invited Torra to spring training in 2012. He was signed to a minor league contract by the Nationals on December 28, 2012.
- Dobrow, Marty (June 6, 2005). "Pencil Torra in". The Boston Globe.
- Contract length sticking point with LaRoche, Nats