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Gleyber Torres Says Hello to the High-A Playoffs with a Homer (VIDEO)

Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Gleyber Torres is 18, is a shortstop, and had himself a great year in full season ball. You already know these things, because they earned him a late-season promotion to High-A … as an 18-year-old shortstop.


Torres was able to play the final week of the minor league season with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, and then join them for their playoff run, which started last night. Although the Pelicans didn’t bring home the win, Torres did crush one in the 8th:

That was a bomb.

And now for the crowd perspective:

And now, best of all, the slow motion view:

The sound after impact. So cool.


Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.