19-Year-Old Shortstop – Chicago Cubs
2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
This time last year, Torres was an 18-year-old infielder barely on the radar in the Cubs' system, but he shot up the prospect rankings in 2015, though that was partially due to the Cubs promoting many...
Gleyber Torres Contract Information:
Agreed to a contract with the Cubs in July of 2013.
Torres will take part in the Cubs' instructional league in Arizona this fall, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
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Chicago Cubs Roster
MajorsAcevedo, Andury (P)
AAAAlmora, Albert (OF)
AABlack, Corey (P)
A+Blackburn, Paul (P)
AAmaya, Gioskar (2B)
RookieAdeman, Aramis (SS)
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Torres was one of the top international prospects when the Cubs signed him in 2013. He's also barely 18. While he's shown the ability to take a walk during his brief appearances at the lowest levels in the organization, it's a bit too early to project him for greatness. He has the potential to be a five-tool player, but he's years away from the majors and there are a number of young shortstops blocking his path at the big league level.