New York Yankees’ second baseman, Gleyber Torres, was recognized as the American League Divisional Series figure and received a wrestling champion belt from his teammates by being the most prominent player against the Twins from Minnesota.
The New York organization continues its custom of delivering the belt to the most productive player in each victory of this campaign, this time, Aaron Judge handed it to the Venezuelan.
Torres went 4-3 in Game Three, and became the second youngest player in the history of the Major Leagues in the postseason to connect three extrabases (home run and two doubles), joining Puerto Rican Carlos Correa. In addition, he stole one, scored three runs and pushed one.
He averaged .417 batting, five hits in 12 , a home run, two stolen bases, four RBIs and five scored,