Torres is hitting .348 with a home run, a steal and a 6:0 K:BB in five games with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Torres was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday.
Torres no longer looks like the leading candidate to open the season as the Yankees' primary second baseman after the team agreed to a contract Monday with free agent Neil Walker, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports.
Torres started at second base in the Yankees' Grapefruit League opener, but manager Aaron Boone insists the competition for the position is still wide open, Brendan Kuty of NJ.com reports.
Torres (elbow) will take the field at second base against Detroit on Friday for the club's Grapefruit League opener.
Manager Aaron Boone said Torres (elbow) is expected to be a "full go" when spring games begin, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
Torres (elbow) underwent successful Tommy John surgery Wednesday.
Torres was diagnosed Monday with a torn UCL in his left elbow after meeting with a physician and will require season-ending Tommy John surgery.
Torres (elbow) was placed on the 7-day disabled list at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Conor Foley of The Scranton Times-Tribune reports.
Torres suffered a hyperextended left elbow Saturday for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and will undergo further evaluation Monday.