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Get to know Didi Gregorius

Shortstop Didi Gregorius joined the Yankees as part of a three-team trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks and Detroit Tigers on Dec. 5, 2014. Get to know Derek Jeter's replacement.

Gregorius' full name is Mariekson Julius Gregorius.
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Gregorius' full name is Mariekson Julius Gregorius.

Gregorius was born on Feb. 18, 1990 in
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Gregorius was born on Feb. 18, 1990 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Gregorius is 6-2, 205 pounds. He bats lefthanded.
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Gregorius is 6-2, 205 pounds. He bats lefthanded.

Gregorius isn't arbitration eligible until the 2016 season
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Gregorius isn't arbitration eligible until the 2016 season and isn't eligible for free agency until 2020.

Gregorius hit .300 (6-for-20) in an eight-game stint
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Gregorius hit .300 (6-for-20) in an eight-game stint with the Reds in 2012, his first action in the majors.

Gregorius batted .252 with a .332 OBP and
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Gregorius batted .252 with a .332 OBP and seven home runs in 2013 for the Diamondbacks.

Gregorius batted .226 with a .290 on-base percentage
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Gregorius batted .226 with a .290 on-base percentage and six home runs in 2014 with the Diamondbacks.

Gregorius has been worth 2.5 Wins Above Replacement,
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Gregorius has been worth 2.5 Wins Above Replacement, according to Baseball-Reference, in 191 games.

Gregorius has played 11 games at second base,
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Gregorius has played 11 games at second base, starting there seven times. He's played two games at third base (one start).

In 173 games at shortstop, Gregorius has made
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In 173 games at shortstop, Gregorius has made 18 errors.

Gregorius signed with the Reds as an amateur
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Gregorius signed with the Reds as an amateur free agent on Aug. 6, 2007.

Gregorius was traded from the Reds to the
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Gregorius was traded from the Reds to the Diamondbacks on Dec. 11, 2012. Also included in the three-team deal, the Diamondbacks sent Matt Albers, Trevor Bauer and Bryan Shaw to the Indians; the Reds sent Drew Stubbs to the Indians; the Indians sent Lars Anderson and Tony Sipp to the Diamondbacks; the Indians sent Shin-Soo Choo, Jason Donald and cash to the Reds.

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