Yankees phenom Gleyber Torres makes American League history with home run
Torres, to say the least, is off to a torrid start in 2018
Mercy. That's 95 mph, low and outside, and Torres sent it to the opposite field at 102 mph off the bat. The 21-year-old Torres is now batting .333/.393/.646 in this, his rookie campaign, with nine home runs in 108 plate appearances.
His Friday night oppo taco also occasioned a bit of AL history ...
As for Torres, he's living up to the advance billing and then some. He was one of the top prospects in all of baseball when the Yankees acquired him from the Cubs as their centerpiece of the Aroldis Chapman trade of 2016, but thus far Torres has exceeded even the most optimistic expectations. He looks like a truly special player.
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