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Former Phillies Shortstop Signs With Mexican League Team

Written by Tony Ghaul

Former major league shortstop Didi Gregorius has signed with the Union Laguna Algodoneros of the Mexican League.

Gregorius is a native of Amsterdam. He played 11 seasons in the majors with four teams.

The 33 year-old Gregorius began his MLB career in 2012 with the Reds. He was then traded to the Diamondbacks, which traded him after the 2014 season to the Yankees.

Gregorius replaced the retired Derek Jeter at shortstop for the Yankees. He played there from 2015-19.

Gregorius most recently played for the Philadelphia Phillies from 2020-22. For his career, he’s a .257 batter with 134 homers and 530 RBIs in 1,077 games.

Former MLB shortstop Didi Gregorius. Photo courtsey of AP Photo/Derik Hamilton

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