Andres Torres the hot choice over Kirk Nieuwenhuis for now

Andres Torres scores during the second inning of

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Andres Torres scores during the second inning of a game against the Phillies at Citi Field. (July 3, 2012) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Andres Torres' post-All-Star Game revival continues to squeeze rookie Kirk Nieuwenhuis' playing time after Nieuwenhuis' surprise contributions during Torres' early-season stay on the disabled list.

Torres entered Friday night's game with a .379 average in his previous eight games before going 0-for-4.

"Been playing great," Terry Collins said of Torres. "Been swinging the bat great,...

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