Didi Gregorius Agrees To One-Year Deal With Phillies

Reunites With His Former Manager Joe Girardi

Rob Lep
December 10, 2019 - 5:54 pm
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Didi Gregorius' time with the New York Yankees is over.

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MLB Network insider Joel Sherman first tweeted out that Gregorius is in agreement on a deal to join his former manager Joe Girardi and the Philadelphia Phillies.

According to WFAN's Sweeny Murti, the contract is just a one-year deal.

Jim Salisbury, Phillies insider for NBC Sports Philadelphia, reports the contract is worth $14 million.

It's been a busy start to free agency for the Phillies. In addition to Gregorius, the team officially signed former Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler on Monday to a five-year, $118 million deal.

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In 82 games last season, Gregorius batted .238, hitting 16 home runs and 61 runs batted in. He spent the last five seasons in the Bronx and became a fan favorite, three of which were with Girardi (2015-17) including advancing to Game 7 of the American League Championship Series in 2017.

More updates to come.

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