New York Yankees infielder Gleyber Torres has finally been named to the American League All-Star team as an injury replacement for Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Brandon Lowe.
The New York Yankees franchise owns a reputation unrivalled in sports for bankrolling victories and championships. However, since the death of their long-time owner George Steinbrenner III that coincided with a 10-year championship drought, Brian Cashman has evolved into one of the savviest general managers in the business.
Somehow, we are already 50 games into the Major League Baseball season. It’s flown by, hasn’t it? The grind is taking hold of teams, and some players. Injuries are racking up, as rosters creak under the immense workload, and fluctuations in form are seeing teams hit elongated slumps. It’s all part of the marathon that …