Tampa, Fla. - The New York Yankees have announced that infielder Gleyber Torres will begin a Minor League Rehabilitation Assignment with the Class-A Advanced Tampa Tarpons.
The 21-year-old is scheduled to play tonight in Dunedin, when the Tarpons play a series-finale against the Dunedin Blue Jays at Dunedin Stadium at 6:30 p.m. Torres has been on the disabled list since July 5th with a right hip strain.
The Venezuela native originally made his Yankees organizational debut with High-A Tampa in 2016, batting .254 (31-for-122) with 19R, 6 doubles, 2 triples, 2HR, 19RBI and 16BB in 31 games after being acquired in a trade from the Chicago Cubs.
Following an off day on Sunday, the Tarpons will return to George M. Steinbrenner Field to begin a seven-game home stand against the Bradenton Marauders on Monday at 6:30 p.m. Torres is expected to be with the club on Monday and Tuesday.
To purchase tickets, fans can visit the George M. Steinbrenner Field Box Office or visit TarponsBaseball.com. Tickets start at $5 for upper reserved seating, $8 for lower reserved seating, and parking is always free.
The Tampa Tarpons are the Single-A Advanced Affiliate of the New York Yankees. For more information about the Tampa Tarpons, call (813) 673-3055 or visit TarponsBaseball.com.