(Note: I know we here at Minor League Ball don't usually do quick, "bloggy"-type, WATCH THIS posts, but Torres is a top prospect in baseball and this was a good one.)
And healthy he is.
Torres, of course, was already a top prospect in baseball when he came to the Yankees in the Aroldis Chapman deal. His MVP performance in the Arizona Fall League, as well as a sensational MLB spring training debut in Tampa erased any doubt about what the 20-year-old could do offensively.
The shortstop -- who seemingly is sticking there with reports that the second base experiment is over -- returned from the DL Friday night to an 0-for-3 performance. He put that behind him Saturday, going 3-for-4, falling a triple short of the cycle.
He also hit his first home run of the season. At 1:27 in the video below, sit back and behold the beauty of Gleyber:
No words needed. But Thunder beat writer Matt Kardos sums it up well:
That was Gleyber Torres first HR of the season. Boy, that is one of the hardest hit balls I have ever seen hit at this ballpark.— Matt Kardos (@mattkardos) April 30, 2017
If you don't believe Kardos, maybe you'll believe Jake Taylor: