Gleyber Torres batted second, played shortstop and went 1-for-4 with a home run on Tuesday night.
Torres’ first longball of the season went the other way over the wall in right central in the first inning. Myrtle Beach lost 6-5 to Winston-Salem.
After a slow start to the year, Torres has reached base safely in each of his last six games. Torres has hits in four of those six games and is 4-for-22 with two doubles, a home run, six walks and six strikeouts.
In 12 games, Torres is 6-for-46 with three doubles, a home run, six walks and 17 strikeouts for a .130/.273/.261 line with a .534 OPS.
Gleyber Torres, 19, is considered the top prospect in the Cubs system. Torres batted .287/.346/.376 with 24 doubles, five triples and three home runs for a .722 OPS in 126 games between Low-A South Bend and High-A Myrtle Beach.