Shortstop Prior to the 2014 season, the Chicago Cubs signed free agent Gleyber Torres.
Hector Ortega and Julio Figueroa were the scouts. That year, he made his debut in the United States at the age of 17 with the AZL Cubs and later the Boise Hawks.
In 50 games, he slugged.297/.386/.440 with 37 runs scored and 33 hits driven in. 2015 saw him split time between South Bend Cubs and Myrtle Beach Pelicans after making an impressive start to the season.
He concluded the season with a .293/.353/.386 batting average in 119 games with the Midwest League’s Myrtle Beach Orioles.
Between the two teams, he had 24 doubles, scored 54 runs, and drove in 64, with 22 stolen bases. Baseball America ranked Torres as the best prospect in the Cubs organization.
In his return to Myrtle Beach for the start of the 2016 season, Gleyber showed no signs of slowing down. In 94 games, he slugged .275 with 23 doubles and nine home runs.
RP Aroldis Chapman was traded to the Yankees for him on July 25, and he was the Yankees’ most important acquisition.
Along with Rashad Crawford and Billy McKinney, the Yankees acquired P Adam Warren and two more promising outfielders in Rashad Crawford and Billy McKinney.
Assigned to the Tampa Yankees of the Florida State League, he batted .254 in 31 games with a batting average of 9-for-32.
To put it another way, it resulted in him having an overall batting average of .270, as well as an on-base percentage of 354, as well as an on-base percentage of 421. After that, he had a.403 hitting average in 18 games in the Arizona Fall League.
How Tall Is Gleyber Torres?
Gleyber Torres stands at a height of 1.85 m.