New York Yankees No. 2 Prospect Named AFL Player Of The Week
Mark J. Rebilas-USATSI

New York Yankees number two prospect Gleyber Torres captured the Arizona Fall League player of the week award for week 2 after a dominating weekly performance. 

In case you didn’t notice, the future for the New York Yankees is bright as ever.

There second-best prospect, Gleyber Torres, just took home the Arizona Fall League player of the week award for Week 2 after going 6-for-9 (.667) with a home run, a double, and two stolen bases in three games.

Torres, who was acquired when general manager Brian Cashman sent Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs, slashed a disappointing .254/.341/.385 with 23 strikeouts in his 31 games in High-A Tampa but what he’s doing now in the Arizona Fall League is quite the showcase.

Overall, he’s slashing .429/.520/.810 with two homers while racking up 17 total bases in just six total games.



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