Yankees infielder swung at a pitch-out after it was in the catcher's glove

Not all strikes are created equal. Some are borderline pitches that the umpire gives to the pitcher, and some are whiffs on pitch-outs that have already reached the catcher's glove.New York Yankees infielder Ronald Torreyes embarrassingly pulled off the latter, doing everything he possibly could to hold up his end of the hit-and-run. With Aaron Hicks running, Torreyes tried to protect...
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The New York Yankees future is bright

At the beginning of the season, the New York Yankees seemed to be a team loaded with old washed-up players. They had just traded some of their most promising prospects to acquire Aroldis Chapman but had very little chance of going very far. Then, just a few weeks into the seasons, an array of injuries opened the door for some of the younger Yankees to move up and fill vacant spots...
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Game 41 Recap: Torre-Yes, Yes, Yes

The New York Yankees brought their road struggles with them on their trek up to the Bay Area after a dismal effort against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the early portion of this west coast road trip. The first affair was pleasant as Ivan Nova cruised through six innings of work and Carlos Beltran and Aaron Hicks played vital roles in putting runs on the board against the hot Oakland...
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May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Ronald Torreyes Continues to Exceed Expectations

Unless you’ve been following the Yankees this year, there’s a decent chance you have no idea who Ronald Torreyes is. That’s understandable. I’ve been monitoring him for a while, but that’s only because I spend an inordinate amount of time parsing through minor-league data to identify players like him: players who are way, way off the prospect radar, but who project to be...
Via Fangraphs
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Torreyes re-claimed; Taylor Ward among ST invitees

The February 2, 2016 edition of Los Angeles Angels news includes the team losing a recently acquired infielder back to the team they got him from, the announcement of 20 non-roster invitees to Tempe, and more… The Story: Yankees claim Ronald Torreyes off waivers from the Halos MWAH Says: Well, this is a weird one. The Angels claimed Torreyes from the Yankees last week when they...
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February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

He's back! Yankees sign prospect Ronald Torreyes (again)

Torreyes made his major league debut last season in L.A. There's something about Ronald Torreyes the Yankees must like. On January 12 the Yankees picked up the 23-year-old infield prospect from the Los Angeles Dodgers along with left-handed pitcher Tyler Olson. He was then designated for assignment three days later by New York when the team...
February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Angels claim Ronald Torreyes, DFA Bobby LaFromboise

The January 26, 2016 edition of Los Angeles Angels news includes the team adding some much needed middle-infield depth, dropping a reliever picked up earlier in the winter, and more… The Story: Angels claim infielder Ronald Torreyes, DFA Bobby LaFromboise MWAH Says: Torreyes was traded twice before 2015, and has moved four more times in the last eight months. He is still only...
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January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

LA Angels claim INF Ronald Torreyes off waivers from Yankees

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Angels have claimed infielder Ronald Torreyes off waivers from the New York Yankees. The Angels also designated left-hander Bobby La Fromboise for assignment Monday. Torreyes made his major league debut last season in eight games with the Los Angeles Dodgers, going 2 for 6. The 23-year-old Venezuelan prospect is a six-year minor league veteran...
Via Associated Press
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Padres June 12, 2015: Dodgers Acquire Ronald Torreyes, Revolving Door Continues

Welcome to Clayton Kershaw day! The Dodgers start a three game set in San Diego tonight with their ace on the mound. Kershaw will be facing Odrisamer Despaigne of the Padres, who is also an extremely fun pitcher to watch, but for entirely different reasons. He isn’t very good, but he has a ton of different pitches and several different arm slots. It’s fascinating. Justin Turner...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Dodgers trade for SS Torreyes from Blue Jays

SAN DIEGO (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired shortstop Ronald Torreyes in a trade with the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday and designated second baseman Darwin Barney for assignment. Torreyes, 22, was acquired for cash considerations. Torreyes, assigned to Double-A Tulsa, is a career .299 hitter in the minor leagues, where he is spending his sixth season. Barney, who was signed...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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