2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres went 2-for-5 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored in New York’s 8-7 extra inning win against the Rays on Wednesday.
Torres got New York on the board with his two-run homer in the 6th inning. The blast was Torres’ first since July 27 and snapped an 18-game homerless streak. The two RBI were his first since August 5 and Torres has struggled mightily this month going just 11-for-60 (.183) in 15 games. Torres is slashing .249/.299/.438 with 17 home runs, 49 RBI, 53 runs scored, and five stolen bases in 390 at-bats this season. Fantasy managers are hoping this performance warms up Torres’ icy bat.
Gleyber Torres went 3-for-5 and scored two runs in New York's 12-9 loss to the Cardinals on Sunday.
Torres had been ice cold to start August, going 1-for-17 (.059) before breaking out for three hits on Sunday. Torres is slashing .256/.309/.455 with 16 home runs, 47 RBI, 49 runs scored, and five stolen bases in 352 at-bats. Torres is coming off a July where he hit .292 (28-for-96) with three homers and 14 RBI so fantasy managers shouldn't worry too much about his mini-slump in early August. However, New York heads to Seattle and Torres is 4-for-34 (.145) career with one home run and two RBI, and two walks against the Mariners current pitching staff so he might not heat back up in the Pacific Northwest.
Gleyber Torres has been a subject of some trade inquiries for the Yankees throughout deadline day.
The Yankees need to free up some roster space after the moves they have made in the last few days, and teams are reportedly asking about Torres. The infielder is slashing .257/.313/.467 with 16 homers and 46 RBIs this season. New York would likely ask for some prospects in return to make room on the 40-man.
Gleyber Torres went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in the Yankees’ 3-2 loss to the Mets on Wednesday.
Torres’ two-run homer off David Peterson tied the game 2-2 in the 8th inning. Torres is now 24-for-78 (.308) in July with his third home run of the month and second in his last five games. Torres is slashing .263/.322/.481 with 16 homers, 45 RBI and five stolen bases in 87 games this season. Torres should be started by fantasy managers across all formats at this point.
Gleyber Torres went 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBI in New York’s 7-5 loss to Houston in Game 2 of Thursday’s double header.
Torres’ two-run home run off Luis Garcia in the 3rd inning of Game 2 got New York on the board and accounted for all of their offense until the 9th inning. Torres’ 15th home run of the season was his second in his last five games after hitting just one in his previous 24 contests. Torres has hit safely in 10 of his last 12 games and is 21-for-62 (.339) in July, raising his average from .248 to .267 in the process. The Yankees travel to Camden Yards in Baltimore for a weekend series where Torres slashes .298/.403/.588 with eight homers, 17 RBI, 17 walks and 21 runs scored for his career.