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Torrens Transitioning Well

Torrens is extremely confident in his bat

Luis Torrens was signed for $1.3 million out of Venezuela on July 2nd this year as the Yankees' top International signing for 2012. The 16-year old is recognized for his advanced hitting ability more than anything, but he has proven in relatively short fashion that he can handle the move to the catcher's position as well.

"I was very excited about signing with the Yankees because it's the team I grew up watching, the team I loved, and the team I wanted to play for," Torrens said through the help of a translator. "I was able to get the deal done and now I'm here and very happy." His exposure to the professional level has been limited to work behind the scenes and two Instructional League camps this offseason...

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