With Didi's health up in the air, heat is on Yankees' super rookies
Miguel Andujar, left, and Gleyber Torres have helped carry the banged-up Bombers at times. In October, they could anchor the left side of the infield.
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — On the late April morning he was called up from Triple-A, set to make his major league debut, Gleyber Torres was brought into a private conversation with New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius.
What the veteran infielder told Torres that day has stuck.
Injured New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius said Monday that he believes he will be back in the starting lineup before the regular season ends.
The American League East race is over. The key now for the Bombers: Win the first wild-card spot and then decide who’s going to pitch.
With the regular season winding down, it’s clinching time across MLB. The A’s are in, so we know the five AL playoff teams. The NL? Not so much.
“He comes to me and says, ‘Hey. Play your game. Enjoy the moment, this awesome moment. And never change your [mentality],'” Torres said, recounting what he considers the most important lesson he has been taught during his