Aaron Boone: Gleyber Torres must be locked in at all times

BOSTON — Aaron Boone doesn’t need Gleyber Torres to remove the ability with which he performs the sport. Nevertheless, the supervisor would really like the Yankees All-Star second baseman to pay higher consideration after the rookie twice botched performs on Wednesday as a result of he misplaced focus.

“That’s my expectation for him and for our guys is that we’re going to be nice at this and that’s each play each sport. It is a sport you bought to be fully locked in on issues,’’ Boone stated Thursday earlier than the Yankees opened a vital four-game collection towards the Pink Sox with a 15-7 loss. “And in addition coupled with the very fact I don’t need him to alter the way in which he performs the sport as a result of there’s an ease with which he performs this sport you can’t train and I believe will enable him to be a particular participant.’’

When Torres hit a tough smash within the seventh inning on which Boston second baseman Ian Kinsler made a backhanded cease briefly middle area and threw him out at first, it appeared the rookie was sluggish getting out of the field. Boone, nevertheless, stated he couldn’t deal with it as a result of he hadn’t seen it.

“I didn’t see that,’’ Boone stated when requested if he had seen Torres, who went 0-for-Three with a stroll, break slowly out of the field.

Clearly, Boone couldn’t have been happy with Torres’ focus lapses throughout Wednesday’s 7-5 loss to the Orioles, however as he has executed publicly all season, he discovered one thing optimistic concerning the rookie’s play that evening at Yankee Stadium.

“After a troublesome inning, what I favored is you noticed the man proceed to make performs, a man who clearly had a very good day on the plate,’’ Boone stated of Torres, who went 2-for-Four with two homers and 4 RBIs Wednesday. “We’re going to have these little moments the place issues come up, we speak about them and hopefully we develop from them and transfer on. He and I had an excellent dialog. I don’t fear about Gleyber and hopefully we’re higher for issues that went on yesterday.’’


Aaron Choose hasn’t been cleared to start baseball actions, however he did add out of doors work to this system on Thursday by working sprints and the bases in addition to performing stretching drills.

Choose is on the disabled checklist with a fractured proper wrist, suffered when he was hit by a pitch on July 26.


After being elevated from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, right-handed hitting Luke Voit was within the beginning lineup because the designated hitter towards Pink Sox lefty Brian Johnson. He went 0-for-4, however hit the ball arduous twice.

“I used to be a part of the Cubs-Cardinals [rivalry] and that is tremendous related, however a much bigger stage,’’ Voit stated of Yankees-Pink Sox. “I performed right here [Fenway Park] final yr. It’s a enjoyable place to play. It doesn’t get any higher than this.’’

Voit was acquired from the Cardinals on Saturday together with worldwide signing bonus pool {dollars} in change for Chasen Shreve and Giovanny Gallegos.

Voit performed 67 video games for St. Louis’ Triple-A affiliate Memphis this yr. He hit .299 with 9 homers and 36 RBIs. He appeared in eight big-league video games for the Cardinals this yr and batted .182 (2-for-11) with a homer and three RBIs. He performed in two video games for SWB.


The Yankees have misplaced six of their previous eight video games at Fenway Park and are 1-Three in Boston this season.


Justus Sheffield, who could possibly be a beginning choice someday this season, allowed one run and three hits in 5 ²/₃ innings Thursday for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

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