The popular former Yankees shortstop won his fourth home run of the season and threw a strong relay to the plate for the final for the Phillies’ 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday night.
Gregorius, who was not re-signed as a free agent by the Yankees last winter, is batting. After a 14-year one-year deal in Philadelphia with 16 runs, 16 RBIs and an .814 OPS in 24 games. December. The Phillies ended their five-match losing streak with Sunday’s win, but they are entering Washington as a series opener on Tuesday with first-year manager Joe Girardi.
Gregorius’ replacement, Gregorius, at shortstop for the Youngs, was placed on the injured list with hamstring and quad strain last week. Torrez, who transitioned from second base, was batting. 231 home runs and six RBIs before being hurt.
The 30-year-old Gregorius looked on the trajectory for a long-time Yankees future before tearing his UCL in the 2018 ALDS and struggling after returning to the team in June of last season.
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There are currently 10 players on Il, including Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, DJ Lemahieu, James Paxton, Luis Severino and Zac Britton. He is expected to come out of IL for the start of the series against the Braves on Tuesday night.
Most middle infilt spots are expected from Tyler Wade and Thyro Estrada until Torres and Lemahieu Bombers return to the lineup.