Despite the regular start to the season that the new york yankeesthe middle part of the line up is responding in a good way, especially the Venezuelan gleyber torreswho is being the leader of the Bombers’ offense in this start of the campaign.
In 25 plate appearances, the second baseman has 8 singles, two home runs and 6 RBIs; batting for average of .421 in their first six games. The Venezuelan is the team leader in average, RBIs, hits, stolen bases and home runs, this last line is shared with Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge with two home runs each.
This incredible start to the season for Torres is recognized by his teammates and by the manager himself. “He is doing it all. He’s getting quality at-bats, not wasting pitches. He’s a good player and we’re obviously benefiting from him being on“, commented Gerrit Cole after the last victory against Phillies.
Besides Aaron Boone He also analyzed the good moment of Torres. “Hopefully we are seeing a boy who is entering the best moment of his career being someone young He has been doing a great job of being patient and choosing his moments wisely. I am pleased with what he is doing at the moment ”.
The key of the caraqueño
For the winter, Gleyber went to Venezuela to wear the uniform of the Caracas Lionswhich helped him improve certain aspects of his performance with the bat, in addition to the friction representing his country in the World Baseball Classic It also served as a complement.
Torres is playing his sixth season with the Yankees, the team with which he debuted in Big leagues In 2018 and with the only one he has played with, despite several rumors this year that involved him in a supposed change, the Venezuelan remained firm in the Bronx and claims to want to continue in New York. I want to be here for a long time. I feel at home here. If I have to improve something, I will try to do it to be able to continue here ”, closed Gleyber.
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