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:
— Josh Norris (@jnorris427) September 10, 2015
And now, best of all, the slow motion view:
— Clinton Cole (@cdcole55) September 10, 2015
The sound after impact. So cool.