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Yorvis Torrealba

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The Rockies’ 2019 draft pick joins us to discuss his life inside baseball, from watching the likes of Carlos González, Troy Tulowitzki and Todd Helton at Coors Field alongside his father Yorvit to being selected by the Rockies. Yorvis shares details of his rise through college baseball and the minors while sharing insight on teammates Michael Toglia, Ezequiel Tovar and…

Rockies fans fondly remember Yorvit Torrealba as the catcher who helped lead Colorado throughout the 2007 season and hit .500 in the playoffs on the way to the club’s first and only World Series. As a 13-year veteran in major league baseball, the Venezuelan-born backstop has been a valuable member to several contending organizations during his time, including five postseason teams and two appearances in the Fall Classic. So respected within the baseball community, his son, outfielder Yorvis Torrealba, would be a 20th Rd selection by the Rockies in the 2019 MLB Draft. On this day in 2008, Torrealba helped tie a franchise record for the most runners thrown out (3) in a game during a 13-inning affair against the…

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