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Yankees: Projecting Gleyber Torres’ contract after Fernando Tatis Jr. deal

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 17: (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT) Gleyber Torres #25 of the New York Yankees celebrates his fourth inning home run against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on September 17, 2020 in New York City. The Yankees defeated the Blue Jays 10-7. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees shortstop of the future (?) Gleyber Torres must’ve been particularly thankful late Wednesday night when word of Fernando Tatis Jr.’s remarkable 14-year extension with the Padres leaked.

At that moment, his future earnings potential was laid squarely in his hands.