11:47 am: Per Hoch The NMR of Torres's right belt came back negative, revealing some good news for the Yankees. Assuming he continues to feel better in the coming days, Torres should not be required to miss a long time.
10:14: Yankees infielder Gleiber Torres who came out of Friday's game against the Blue Jays with a right foot injury after he slipped and fell on the grass field, will do An MRI done today on his right belt, by Brian Hoch of MLB.com . 22-year-old Torres told captain Aaron Boone that he was feeling well this morning, but the team wants to make sure there is no serious damage from the fall.
While the Yankees' season is determined by the incredible running of injured stars, Torres is one of the few regulars who has managed to stay on his feet throughout the year, leading the team with 1
After a fantastic rookie season in 2018, Torres followed him with an even better 2019, in which he scored 38 runs at home. He has seen OPS jump to .889 and has even managed to stay on the shortstop, posting respected advanced defensive stats in more than 650 passes there. Of course, these indicators are imperfect and should be taken with a grain of salt, but it is still a surprising development for a player who was forced to break short and return only as a result of a injury.
With the postseason exactly the corner and home advantage still at risk, yet another scare with injuries is certainly the last thing the Yankees need in late September. However, one can at least point to the return of Giancarlo Stanton and Luis Severino along with the upcoming arrivals of Edwin Encarnacion and Gary Sancher in the situation.