Gleyber Torres RUMORS & NEWS

  • Gleyber Torres is everything the Yankees hoped

    New York Post "It took Gleyber Torres just over two weeks of 2018 minor league games to work his way into the bigs. It has required even less time for the rookie to make himself feel like an essential Yankee. In arguably the Yankees’ biggest win of the season, a 6-5 thriller over the Astros on Thursday at..." May 04

  • The ‘special’ skill Gleyber Torres is already showing

    New York Post "After going hitless in his first game, Gleyber Torres has shown at least some of why the Yankees have been so high on the second baseman. In Tuesday’s 8-3 win over the Twins, Torres had a pair of singles for his first multi-hit game and added his first RBI. “I feel like with Gleyber, outside..." April 25

  • Yankees' Gleyber Torres makes English a priority of his big-league experience

    Sporting News "As reporters huddled around his locker on Sunday, Gleyber Torres was hesitant to engage. The 21-year-old was fresh off of his long-awaited debut, but it was an 0-for-4 afternoon that featured a strikeout and seven runners left on base in a 5-1 Yankees win over the Blue Jays. Torres’ caution had..." April 23

  • Gleyber Torres embraced by Yankees fans despite 0-for-4 major-league debut

    New York Daily News "The fans at Yankee Stadium booed louder than they have even for Giancarlo Stanton this month immediately after top prospect Gleyber Torres flied out in the eighth inning on Sunday, the fourth consecutive time he was retired in his highly anticipated major-league debut. The Bronx crowd was not..." April 23

  • Gleyber Torres says he’s ready for this as the moment arrives

    New York Post "The question heading into spring training for Gleyber Torres was whether he was ready to break through to the majors. On Sunday he did, making his Yankees debut against the Blue Jays in The Bronx. Before the game, the 21-year-old was asked if he was ready for the next step: “Yeah,” Torres..." April 22

  • Are Yankees ready to call up Gleyber Torres?

    Newsday "It took Gleyber Torres one at-bat to show no apparent lingering issues. The Yankees’ top prospect returned to the lineup for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Wednesday after missing one game with back stiffness. The 21-year-old stood in against Gwinnett lefthander Max Fried, among the top..." April 19

  • Source explains why it would be surprising if Yankees promote Gleyber Torres soon

    Newark Star-Ledger "A source close to top prospect Gleyber Torres told NJ Advance Media on Tuesday he'd be surprised if the Yankees call Torres up within the next couple of days since it would seem such a blatant exploitation of the service clock rules. The source requested to be off the record in order to speak..." April 17

  • Gleyber Torres removed from Triple-A game after experiencing stiffness

    New York Daily News "This isn’t what the Yankees and their fans wanted to hear: Gleyber Torres exited Monday night’s game with Triple-A Scranton after experiencing back stiffness while playing in cold-weather conditions on the road in Gwinnett, Brian Cashman said. The GM had no further update other than that. The..." April 17

  • Yankees grooming Gleyber Torres for 3rd base? Call-up this week possible

    Newark Star-Ledger "One of Yankees GM Brian Cashman most-trusted lieutenants was dispatched to Charlotte this past weekend to get more good looks at their top prospect, one of the best in baseball. VP of baseball operation Tim Naehring has been writing up glowing reports on Gleyber Torres, who is hitting .385 in..." April 16

  • Aaron Boone: “Not necessarily” likely Yankees promote Gleyber Torres this week

    Hardball Talk "When asked if the Yankees will promote top prospect Gleyber Torres to the majors this week, manager Aaron Boone said, “Possible? Yes. Likely? Not necessarily,” Marc Carig of The Athletic reports. If they wanted to, the Yankees could promote Torres on April 18 with full knowledge they will have..." April 15

  • How Yankees sent Gleyber Torres a 'perfectly clear' message

    Newark Star-Ledger "Message received. The Yankees have told Gleyber Torres, their top prospect, to never do again the thing that hurt him last June and sent him for season-ending surgery. And he apparently has taken it to heart. On June 17, Torres slide head first into home. The aftermath was ugly. He was in..." April 11

  • While Torres and Andujar failed to win jobs this spring, their opportunity with Yankees isn’t far away

    New York Daily News "After an exciting start, Miguel Andujar’s upset bid for the starting job at third base came up short. So now we wait for Andujar to finish off his development at Triple-A Scranton, with more-than-capable option Brandon Drury holding down the hot corner for the Yankees until he does. Andujar..." March 19

  • Gleyber Torres’ immediate future looks pretty clear now

    New York Post "Neil Walker in The Bronx almost certainly means Gleyber Torres will have to wait to see if he’ll be able to make an impact in the majors. The 21-year-old has had a disappointing spring, going just 3-for-23 in Grapefruit League action, and Torres admitted he’s not hitting as well as he’d like —..." March 13

  • Yankees feel Gleyber Torres is trying to do ‘too much’ as infielder seems likely to start season in minors

    New York Daily News "The Yankees’ message to Gleyber Torres: Don’t try to do too much. The 21-year-old top prospect made a slick sliding defensive play at second on a grounder to his left on Tuesday. He also went 1-for-3 at the plate, upping his spring average to .158. “I don’t know if (he’s) rusty as (he) is such..." March 07

  • How Yankees' Gleyber Torres is handling move to 2nd base

    Newark Star-Ledger "Yankees right-hander Luis Cessa made a pitchers'-best-friend pitch in the third inning of Wednesday's spring game. The Detroit Tigers had runners on first and second with nobody out when Sergio Alcantara barreled up a pitch and smoked a groundball a couple steps to the right of Yankees second..." March 01

  • How Yankees' Brandon Drury trade affects Gleyber Torres

    Newark Star-Ledger "Miguel Andujar won't be the only one affected by the arrival of Brandon Drury to Yankees camp. It means change for top prospect Gleyber Torres, too. Drury: Yankees are 'special' While Andujar will be asked to continue to work on his defense and compete for the starting third base job,..." February 22

  • ‘100 percent’ Gleyber Torres can change Yankees’ offseason plans

    New York Post "Throughout the offseason, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has said Gleyber Torres would come into spring training with a chance of winning an everyday job. Now, the 21-year-old is about to get his tryout. “I’m super excited,’’ Torres told Monday in Tampa, where he spent much of..." February 06

  • Gleyber Torres, Miguel Andujar Ready to Be Yankees' Next Breakout Rookie Stars

    Bleacher Report "The New York Yankees might not have much choice but to go into 2018 with unproven rookies taking up half of their infield. But if any team in Major League Baseball can get away with that, it's these Yankees. Especially if said unproven rookies are two of the top prospects in baseball: Gleyber..." January 29

  • Brian Cashman says Gleyber Torres, Miguel Andujar infield plan for now, but here are Yankees’ other options

    New York Daily News "Will the Yankees go young in the infield? That’s the way things stand right now, with Gleyber Torres and Miguel Andujar potentially opening the 2018 season at second base and third base. Asked if he was intrigued by that exact scenario, Brian Cashman responded: “Intrigued? I mean, it’s kind..." January 18

  • Yankees’ infield plan rides on a Gleyber Torres question

    New York Post "Brian Cashman has to fill vacancies at second and third base and he is looking at the trade market, free agency and what he has in house. “We have kids who are hungry and trying to push their way in now,’’ the Yankees’ general manager said Wednesday at the Winter Meetings. “It just depends on..." December 14

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