Gleyber David Torres Castro (born on December 13, 1996) is a Venezuelan expert baseball second baseman and shortstop for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut on April 22, 2018.
Torres was brought up in Caracas by his folks, Eusebio Torres and Ibelise Castro. Intrigued by the name "Qleyber," his dad chose to name Torres after it in light of its uniqueness. Torres experienced childhood in a working-class family. In any case, life at home lapsed into turmoil, with numerous residents opposing the legislature. In the wake of steady food deficiencies, wild wrongdoing, and boundless violence.
He began playing baseball at four years old as an inside defender, catcher, pitcher, and in the end shortstop. His enthusiasm for baseball developed watching games on TV while venerating his preferred player Omar Vizquel. Torres additionally played basketball quickly in secondary school. However, he quit the game on his dad's directions so as to concentrate on baseball.
Institutes started to pay heed to Torres' ability and needed to assist him with turning into an expert. At 14, Torres moved to Maracay to take a crack at a foundation that had contacts with MLB scouts. He was searched out by the Chicago Cubs and marked an agreement with the group.
When Torres was not playing baseball he would invest a great deal of energy with his companions, riding bikes and going to event congregations. One of his preferred games was "chapitas." The game was played with a jug top, with one individual pitching and another batting with a broomstick.
Gleyber Torres turned into the most recent Yankee to manage a physical issue when he left Thursday's down against the Rays with a tight left hamstring, the group declared. He was all the while being assessed. He started his Yankees profession playing with the Tampa Yankees of the Class An Advanced Florida State League.
Torres faltered running out a grounder in the base of the third and was supplanted in the head of the fifth, as Tyler Wade moved to shortstop and Thairo Estrada entered the game to play a respectable halfway point.
The Yankees' arrangement is as of now without DJ LeMahieu (left thumb sprain), Aaron Judge (right calf strain), and Giancarlo Stanton (left hamstring strain).
Prior in the day, the Yankees put Zack Britton on the 10-day IL with a stressed left hamstring.
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