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Didi Gregorius | Shortstop | #18

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/18/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 205
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / UDFA / CIN
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Didi Gregorius went 3-for-5 with a home run and three runs scored in a win over the Blue Jays.
He hit a solo home run off starter Nick Tepesch in the third inning, then doubled and scored in the fifth. It's not often we see a shortstop batting cleanup like Gregorius did today and he didn't disappoint. He has taken a big step forward at the plate this year, slashing .311/.336/.514 with 18 home runs and 55 RBI in 88 games. He spent a month on the disabled list early in the season. He is two homers shy of matching the career high he set last year. Aug 10 - 12:48 AM

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Didi Gregorius ripped a two-run homer and added an RBI single in Tuesday's loss to the Tigers.

He drove in the Yankees' only three runs of the night, taking Anibal Sanchez deep in the fourth inning and plating another run in the eighth. Gregorius already has seven home runs since the All-Star break.
Aug 1 - 10:24 PM

Didi Gregorius went 1-for-4 with an RBI single Friday against the Rays.

Gregorius extended his hitting streak to 10 games in the process. The 27-year-old has emerged as one of the better fantasy options at shortstop this season, batting .307/.336/.508 with 16 homers and 49 RBI through 78 games.
Jul 28 - 9:54 PM

Didi Gregorius smacked a solo homer and drove in a couple runs in Tuesday's win over the Reds.

Gregorius had a sac fly in the fourth inning and padded the Yankees' lead with a solo home run in the eighth. He also added a single. The longball was his 15th of the season, and he has three dingers over his last two games.
Jul 25 - 9:56 PM

Didi Gregorius went 2-for-5 with two solo home runs and a walk in Sunday's 6-4 win over the Mariners.

Gregorius cracked solo dingers off Yovani Gallardo in the second and fourth innings. Both were short shorts down the extreme right field line and neither went longer than 360 feet, but they counted all the same. The shortstop is slashing .304/.335/.495 with 14 homers and 44 RBI overall. He has turned himself into an incredibly consistent hitter since joining the Yankees.
Jul 23 - 7:55 PM

Didi Gregorius went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer Tuesday to propel the Yankees past the Twins 6-3.

Gregorius was hitting just .198 over his previous 28 games, but the power has kept coming; he's up to 12 homers in 275 at-bats this year. He's basically hitting exactly like he did last year, when he was a nice surprise in supplying 20 homers.
Jul 19 - 12:13 AM

Didi Gregorius hit his 11th home run of the season Sunday in the Yankees' defeat of the Red Sox.

It was a solo shot in the top of the fifth inning off Red Sox starter Rick Porcello. Gregorius also singled in the top of the fourth inning, finishing the first half of Sunday's doubleheader 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored.
Jul 16 - 4:28 PM

Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam and finished 2-for-4 with a stolen base in Saturday's loss to the Astros.

Francis Martes kept a lid on the Yanks offense through five innings, but the team finally broke out in the sixth, capped by Gregorius' slam. The homer was the 10th of the year for the 27-year-old. Those waiting for the shortstop's production to fall off a cliff may be left waiting, as he's now hitting .314/.335/.496 through three full months of games. He's not a star, but Gregorius is showing he's no slouch at the plate, either.
Jul 2 - 12:05 AM

Didi Gregorius went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer to help beat the Angels on Wednesday.

He took starter Ricky Nolasco deep with Gary Sanchez on base to open the scoring in the second inning. Gregorius missed the first month of the season with a shoulder injury. He has been wielding a potent bat since returning. He is batting .321/.342/.500 with eight home runs and 28 RBI in 200 plate appearances.
Jun 21 - 11:05 PM

Didi Gregorius went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Sunday's loss to the A's.

Gregorius cranked a solo home run off Jharel Cotton in the fourth inning to draw the Yankees to within 4-3, but they would not score again in the contest. He is hitting a robust .330/.351/.500 with seven homers and 26 RBI this season.
Jun 18 - 7:59 PM

Didi Gregorius is not in the Yankees' starting lineup for Friday's showdown against the Athletics.

Gregorius joins Gary Sanchez, Aaron Hicks and Brett Gardner as Yankees' regulars who are sitting this one out for one reason or another. This looks to be just a regular day of rest for Gregorius who should be back in there on Saturday.
Jun 16 - 7:48 PM

Didi Gregorius finished 1-for-5 with a double in the 11th inning Tuesday against the Angels to extend his hitting streak to 15 games.

Gregorius has the longest active streak in the majors, although he needed extra innings to make it happen. He is hitting .381 (24-for-63) with three home runs, seven RBI and nine runs scored during the impressive stretch, raising his season batting average from .314 to .339 since May 27.
Jun 14 - 3:47 AM

Didi Gregorius went 4-for-4 with two RBI and a walk versus the Angels on Monday.

Gregorius extended his hitting streak to 14 games. The first half of that streak wasn't especially impressive, but in these last seven games, he's had multiple hits six times, as well as a couple of homers. His average is all of the way up to .344.
Jun 13 - 1:57 AM

Didi Gregorius was one of four Yankees to blast solo home runs in the eighth inning on Saturday, powering the Bombers to a 7-0 victory over the Blue Jays.

In what had been a pitcher's duel for most of the afternoon, the Yankees carried a 3-0 lead into the eighth inning. That's where the Yankees broke the game open, as Brett Gardner, Matt Holliday, Starlin Castro and Gregorius all blasted solo home runs, the last three which came consecutively. Gregorius finished the day 2-for-4 with a double in addition to his homer and is now hitting .307/.333/.457 with four homers and 20 RBI on the season.
Jun 3 - 4:19 PM

Didi Gregorius (hand) is back in the Yankees' starting lineup on Thursday night.

Gregorius was held out Wednesday after taking a pitch off his left hand in the top of the ninth inning Tuesday. X-rays turned up negative and the shortstop is batting sixth for the Yankees on Thursday versus Blue Jays right-hander Marco Estrada.
Jun 1 - 3:55 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Gary Sanchez
2Austin Romine
1B1Chase Headley
2Tyler Austin
3Garrett Cooper
4Greg Bird
2B1Starlin Castro
2Tyler Wade
SS1Didi Gregorius
2Ronald Torreyes
3B1Todd Frazier
LF1Brett Gardner
CF1Aaron Hicks
2Jacoby Ellsbury
RF1Aaron Judge
DH1Matt Holliday
2Clint Frazier
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2Luis Severino
3Sonny Gray
4CC Sabathia
5Jaime Garcia
6Jordan Montgomery
7Michael Pineda
8Luis Cessa
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Dellin Betances
3David Robertson
4Tommy Kahnle
5Adam Warren
6Chad Green
7Chasen Shreve
8Bryan Mitchell
9Caleb Smith