Meet Baseball pitcher Gleyber Torres whose full name is Gleyber David Torres Castro who happens to be a Venezuelan baseball professional born on December 13, 1996, in Caracas Venezuela. Gleyber is a baseball shortstop as well as a second baseman for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He made his first Major League appearance in the year April 22, 2018. He was an All-Star in the year 2018 and 2019.
His early days began when he was known to have grown up in a middle-class household. At the age of four years, Gleyber began having an interest in baseball and began playing as a center fielder, catcher, pitcher, and shortstop at the time. The passion he had for watching games On TV and other stars grew. According to reports he also had a thing with basketball during high school.
At 14 years, he had a place at Maracay to enroll in an academy that had contacts with Major League Baseball scouts. From there the Chicago Cubs sought him out and had a contract agreement with the team.
Gleyber began his professional career with the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball when he signed as an international free agent in the year 2013 worth an amount of $1.7 million. He made his first appearance with the Arizona Cubs of the Rookie-level.
On July 25, 2016, Gleyber was traded to the Yankees along with three others for one relief pitcher called Aroldis. In the year 2017, he was listed as the fifth-best prospect in baseball. On July 9, 2019, he was crowned as an American League All-Star for a second time in his career after the previous year’s encounter.
Gleyber Torres Contract
The New York Yankees signed Gleyber Torres to a one-year, $6,250,000 deal, with $6,250,000 guaranteed.
Gleyber Torres Salary
Torres in 2022 earns a base salary of $6,250,000
Gleyber Torres’s Net Worth
Torres is a professional baseball player from Venezuela with a net worth of $3 million.