Yankees top prospect Gleyber Torres is not in the lineup for Triple-A Scranton on Tuesday night due to back tightness.

According to a report from the Times Leader, Scranton manager Bobby Mitchell said Torres is day-to-day. The injury was not believed to be serious, with Torres exiting Monday’s game for precautionary reasons.

The 21-year-old Torres, who has been starting at third recently, left after five innings and two at-bats.

Gleyber Torres left Monday's game after experiencing back stiffness.

Gleyber Torres left Monday’s game after experiencing back stiffness.

(Matt Rourke/AP)

He is eligible to be called up to the Yankees with the team gaining an extra year of control starting on Wednesday.

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In 11 minor-league games, Torres is hitting .366 with a home run and 10 RBI.

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