Yankees’ Gleyber Torres carry on red-hot postseason -: In a three-game sweep in the ALDS when Gleyber Torres punished the Twins’ pitching he was hitting sixth. For those who don’t know, Gleyber Torres is a Venezuelan professional baseball second baseman and shortstop for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Yankees’ Gleyber Torres carry on red-hot postseason
Therefore, after the second baseman went 5-for-13 (.385) with a homer, total of four RBIs as well as went 2-for-3 along with three RBIs with runners in the scoring position, Aaron Boone raised Torres to third in Game 1 of the ALCS that was held against the Astros in Houston.
Torres has also countered by going 3-for-5 with a homer as well as total of five RBIs in a 7-0 Yankees win. Torres then carried on to be in the third spot for Game 2 as well as went 1-for-5.
On Tuesday, in the Yankees’ 4-1 loss to the Astros in Game 3 which was held at the Stadium, Torres was fifth in contrast to the Astros’ stud right-hander Gerrit Cole, just only one spot after the left-handed hitting Didi Gregorius as well as in front of the right-handed hitting Edwin Encarnacion.
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Boone also stated of dropping Torres in the order where he homered off Joe Smith in the eighth. “We had a few more lefties, so spacing our lefties out,’’
He further added, “Lineup-wise we switch a lot based on who we have in there.’’
Torres’ homer helped in pushing his postseason hitting streak to total number of 10 games along with his three homers are tops by a Yankees player that are under 23 in a single postseason. Also in addition, Torres, who went 1-or-2 with two walks, is 22.
The switch-hitting Aaron Hicks was also back in the line-up as well as hit ninth. In addition, the Left-handed hitters Brett Gardner along with Gregorius batted third and sixth, correspondingly, and then went a mutual 0-for-8. Gardner is 2-for-13 (.154) in total of three ALCS games as well as Gregorius is 1-for-12 (.083).