Gleyber Torres to Begin Rehab Assignment with Tarpons Tonight

Yankees' All-Star Sidelined Since July 5th with Right Hip Strain

By Tampa Tarpons Media Relations | July 21, 2018 3:04 PM

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The Venezuela native originally made his Yankees organizational debut with High-A Tampa in 2016, batting .254 (31-for-122) with 19R, 6 doubles, 2 triples, 2HR, 19RBI and 16BB in 31 games after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 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

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