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Gleyber Torres’ Fall Breakout Shows Yankees Their Superstar of the Future

class="ui-droppable">Nolan Arenado caught scouts' eyes in the Arizona Fall League when he was 20 years old. So did Derek Jeter, Corey Seager and Francisco Lindor.

Gleyber Torres is 19.

"He's playing against older guys," Carl Moesche of the Major League Scouting Bureau said in an interview on Saturday on MLB Network. "And he's not intimidated."

Torres is the youngest player in baseball's well-respected fall development league. As of Monday, his 1.026 OPS ranked third-highest in the league. In 12 games, he had more than twice as many walks (11) as strikeouts (five), with three home runs.

"The bat's going to play," a National League scout said.

As dangerous as it is to declare prospects to be future superstars, ...

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