Sport Aaron Boone and Brian Cashman Address When Gleyber Torres Will Join Big Leagues

01:36  05 january  2018
01:36  05 january  2018 Source:   12up

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Aaron Boone has never managed at any level, let alone coach, but he is Brian Cashman ’s choice Sure, New York is the biggest pressure cooker in the league , but Cubs, traded for Aroldis Chapman, traded him again for Gleyber Torres , re-signed him, built one of the best bullpens in the league .

Brian Cashman got his man in new Yankees manager Aaron Boone . Sure, New York is the biggest pressure cooker in the league , but Boone has one of the best Cubs, traded for Aroldis Chapman, traded him again for Gleyber Torres , re-signed him, built one of the best bullpens in the league .

a baseball player swinging a bat at a ball: Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees© Justin K. Aller/GettyImages Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees

With ​Starlin Castro being shipped to Miami and ​Chase Headley heading back to San Diego, speculation has been circulating whether or not the Yankees would promote their top prospect Gleyber Torres to fill in either roll.

The wait is finally over.

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Yankees general manager Brian Cashman revealed in an interview with MLB.com that Torres probably has a chance to crack the Opening Day roster.

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Aaron Boone , right, sits with New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman during a news conference Wednesday, Dec. Tags: Aaron Judge, Chance Adams, Clint Frazier, Gleyber Torres , Greg Bird, Ronald Torreyes.

Yankees’ manager Aaron Boone talks lineup, pitching rumors on WFAN. Yankees prospect Gleyber Torres hit a grand slam May 19, 2017 pic.twitter.com/lGYxo9yr1E. When speaking with Joel Sherman of the New York Post, Yankees GM Brian Cashman advised that this plan “is the best way

Even more surprising was Cashman revealing that he considered calling up Torres from Single-A last season. Several members of the Yankees coaching staff were in favor of the move, and Cashman himself had to resist himself from the massive jump through the minor leagues.

Despite not making the jump from A ball, Torres was also under consideration for a promotion right before he injured his elbow in Triple-A, which required Tommy John surgery to correct.

Position players recover from TJS at a much faster pace than pitchers, so Torres will be A-OK and ready to go come Opening Day if he plays his cards right.

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