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Didi cool with playing between pair of rookies

As touted prospects Miguel Andujar and Gleyber Torres pursue a place on the Yankees' Opening Day roster, shortstop Didi Gregorius has no concerns about the possibility of being sandwiched between a pair of rookies in the infield.
8 hours ago

Sending Gleyber Torres to Triple-A may come down to his lack of second base experience, not service time

When the Yankees play their first Grapefruit League game Friday, the competition for the second and third base jobs will begin in earnest. It seems like Gleyber Torres and Miguel Andujar will spend most of the season at those positions, but who knows? Strange things happen. Maybe Tyler Wade blows everyone away in camp or Danny Espinosa forces the issue. We’ll see. Andujar got his...
Via River Avenue Blues
1 day ago

How Yankees' Gleyber Torres learned from his painful mistake

Yankees top prospect Gleyber Torres, after hurting his elbow, said he'll no longer ... TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees preach at a young age to not slide headfirst. Gleyber Torres will try his best to avoid that temptation from now on.  Torres tore the ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow sliding head first into home plate June 17. The injury...
2 days ago

Gleyber Torres admits he’s not sure he’s ready

TAMPA — There’s no shortage of talk around the Yankees about whether or not their top prospect, Gleyber Torres, will be ready for the majors by the time the season starts. The 21-year-old, who missed much of last season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his non-throwing elbow, admitted even he isn’t convinced he’s prepared...
Via New York Post
2 days ago

Torres 'full go' in pursuit of Opening Day roster

Gleyber Torres will be a "full go" when Grapefruit League games begin next week, according to Yankees manager Aaron Boone, who plans to utilize the 21-year-old at second base, third base and shortstop while the Yankees evaluate his chances of making the Opening Day roster.
3 days ago

How does Yankees' Gleyber Torres look at 2B so far?

Top Yankees prospect Gleyber Torres has been working out at the player development complex before spring training Watch video TAMPA, Fla. -- Some within the Yankees believe Gleyber Torres will be their second baseman for a long time. His pre-spring training work may be proving them right. Torres, expected to compete for the starting...
3 days ago

New Yankee aims to take second base job away from Gleyber Torres

TAMPA — It’s clear even after Gleyber Torres missed much of last season with a torn ligament in his left elbow that the 21-year-old is the Yankees’ second baseman of the future — unless he ends up being shifted to third. In the meantime, though, Danny Espinosa — who signed a minor league deal with...
Via New York Post
4 days ago

Top rookies to watch in the 2018 MLB season

The 2017 MLB season was memorable for a number of reasons. At or near the top of the list was the impact that Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger had. The two rookies took the baseball world by storm. With spring training now right around the corner, it’s only fair to wonder. Who might do that in the 2018 MLB season?Looking at the pool, there are some strong candidates. The Chicago Cubs...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees to sign Danny Espinosa to minor league deal

The Yankees have elected to add 30-year-old infielder Danny Espinosa on a minor-league deal, Mark Feinsand of reports on Twitter. He’ll receive an invitation to spring training camp, where he’ll compete for the Yankees’ second base job.Prior to the 2017 season, Espinosa had played exclusively for the Nationals. While he spent most of his career as a reserve infielder, a strong...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Yankees prospect needs Tommy John surgery

The 2017 season has come to an end for one of baseball’s best prospects. New York Yankees prospect Gleyber Torres — ranked as the second best prospect in baseball by — will miss the rest of the 2017 season with Tommy John surgery. Fortunately, there is some good news for Yankees fans.One, Torres is not a pitcher. For pitchers, the recovery time for Tommy John Surgery is more...
Via Sportsnaut
June 19, 2017  |  Discuss

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