Torres becomes 3rd-youngest Yankee to collect 10 total bases in game
After hitting his second home run of the game against the Baltimore Orioles Thursday, Torres (22 years, 112 days) became the third-youngest Yankees player in the live-ball era (since 1920) with at least 10 total bases in a game, according to Stats By STATS. Mickey Mantle (20 years, 296 days) and Joe DiMaggio (21 years, 212 days) are the only two Yankees ahead of him.
Torres' most recent multi-home run game prior to this performance also came against Baltimore on Aug. 1, 2018, when he homered off Alex Cobb and Mike Wright Jr. In a twist of fate, those same pitchers also served up Torres' two round-trippers Thursday, according to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com.
The young Venezuelan finished third in AL Rookie of the Year voting last season after compiling 24 home runs with an .820 OPS in 123 games for New York.
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