TAMPA — Gleyber Torres’ slim hopes of constructing the outlet Day roster for the Yankees vanished Tuesday, whilst he was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre following a 2-2 tie in opposition to the Tigers.
Torres went 1-for-2 with a walk at Steinbrenner Box and is now FOUR-for-25 in ELEVEN video games this spring.
The 21-12 months-old is coming off Tommy John surgical treatment to his left elbow final season, and the Yankees saved him out of wintry weather ball. Torres’ go back to the sphere has been bumpy, as he has struggled on the plate after wowing the Yankees a yr ago right through spring training and moving briefly from Double-A Trenton to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
He were thought to be a favorite to win the beginning second-base activity following Starlin Castro’s trade to Miami in the deal that brought Giancarlo Stanton to The Bronx, but with his sluggish start to spring and the Yankees signing of Neil Walker on Monday, Torres’ hopes had dimmed.
Tyler Wade also had mostly outplayed Torres, in addition.
Torres nonetheless figures to be referred to as up to make his MLB debut at a few element in 2018, but he will must wait longer than a few had at the start thought.