Gleyber David Torres Castro is a Venezuelan professional baseball shortstop and second baseman for Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees as of July 25, 2016. On April 22, 2018, he made his MLB debut. Torres was named to the All-Star team in both 2018 and 2019.
Torres was born on December 13, 1996.Eusebio Torres and Ibelise Castro, Torres’ parents, were both born and raised in Caracas. Because of the distinctiveness of the name “Qleyber,” his father chose to name his son Torres after it.
Torres also played basketball in high school, but he dropped out on his father’s advice to concentrate on baseball. Torres’ talent drew the attention of academics, who wanted to assist him in becoming a professional.
Torres came to Maracay at the age of 14 to attend a school with MLB scouts. The Chicago Cubs approached him and he signed a contract with them.
Torres signed as an international free agent with the Chicago Cubs in 2013 for a $1.7 million signing bonus in 2014, he made his professional debut with the Arizona Cubs of the Arizona League’s Rookie level.
Does Gleyber Torres Have Any kids?
Yes, Gleyber Torres has a child. In 2014, Torres met his long-time girlfriend Elizabeth in Caracas, Venezuela. Torres and Elizabeth married in April 2017, and their first child, a son, was born on March 20, 2022