On Saturday afternoon, Jon Heyman tweeted out some new information regarding the possible trade between the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Yankees, which would involve Gerrit Cole as the centerpiece. He said that the Pirates asked for infielder Gleyber Torres in the deal, but he doesn't believe that the Yankees would give him up.
Torres is considered the top prospect for the Yankees and the second best prospect in baseball, trailing only Shohei Ohtani. Torres was likely going to make the majors at some point in 2017, but Tommy John surgery shut him down in mid-June. TJ surgery for position players has a shorter recovery time than pitchers, so he should be ready to go once the season starts. He has mainly been a shortstop during...
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