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|2014 Season (CBSSports.com)||310.00||5.00||.258||30.00||44.00||1.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Washington||13||2||0|| .267|| .154|| .154|
|vs Erlin (Career)||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|vs LHP||110||22||0|| .267|| .245|| .200|
|03/15/2014||Brad Peacock, SP HOU||Didi Gregorius, SS ARI|
|03/15/2014||Didi Gregorius, SS ARI|
Evan Gattis, C ATL
Scooter Gennett, 2B MIL
|Daniel Murphy, 2B NYM|
Yonder Alonso, 1B SD
|03/14/2014||Chris Owings, SS ARI|
Didi Gregorius, SS ARI
|Jon Singleton, 1B HOU|
Martin Perez, SP TEX
Alex Torres, RP SD
|Last 10 Games|
|Report: Mets continue to monitor shortstop market |
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
(3/12/14) Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada's shaky play this spring has renewed concerns for management he will not be able to handle the starting shortstop job. Therefore, the Mets are continuing to monitor the shortstop market, according to the New York Daily News.
A team source said Tuesday the Mets continue to scout Mariners infielder Nick Franklin, as they decide whether or not Franklin can play shortstop well enough to justify his offensive potential and giving up a starting pitcher prospect for him.
Also, a source for another team told the Daily News the Mets are also monitoring the Diamondbacks' shortstop competition, and "could jump in" to make a trade for Didi Gregorius or Chris Owings before spring training ends. Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers said recently he would consider trading one of his young shortstops, ideally for a top catching prospect, which would likely be Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki.
There is also free-agent shortstop Stephen Drew, but there is no indication from Drew's agent, Scott Boras, that his client would be willing to sign a bargain-type contract.
|Diamondbacks could swap shortstop for catcher |
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
(2/27/14) The Diamondbacks are looking to trade for a backup catcher to Miguel Montero that could possibly supplant him as the starter, according to the Arizona Republic. That means current starting shortstop contenders Chris Owings and Didi Gregorius could be dangled.
"For us, it would have to be the right deal," general manager Kevin Towers said. "If it's right, top-notch catching prospect. Someone we could have right behind Miggy. More of an upper-level guy. Maybe a top, upper-end starter."
Owings might land a better prospect because of his offensive potential.
|Diamondbacks expect competition at shortstop in 2014 |
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
(11/16/13) Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers expects Chris Owings and Didi Gregorius to compete for the starting shortstop job in 2014, MLB.com reports.
"Let them fight it out. We like both of them a lot," Towers said. "I love the competition in Spring Training. ... Just because Didi was there all year, I don't want him to think he's the everyday shortstop."
Gregorius hit .252/.332/.373 with seven home runs and 28 RBI in 357 at-bats with the Diamondbacks in 2013, whiel Owings hit .291/.361/.382 with no home runs and five RBI in 55 at-bats in the majors.
|Didi Gregorius sitting Wednesday |
|by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com|
(9/4/13) Diamondbacks shortstop Didi Gregorius is not in the team's starting lineup against the Blue Jays Wednesday.
Gregorius will be replaced by Willie Bloomquist at short. He's hitting .261/.333/.374 in 326 at-bats.
|Diamondbacks have plethora of shortstop options |
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
(9/1/13) The return of Willie Bloomquist after missing nearly two months with a broken bone in his hand has created a logjam at shortstop for Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson. Bloomquist's return means Gibson has a three-man rotation at shortstop, which also includes Didi Gregorius and Cliff Pennington.
"I’ll rotate the guys somewhat," Gibson said, per The Arizona Republic. "We didn’t score any runs (Friday) night, and I think Willie is probably the best shortstop we have, the most offensive. He puts the bat on the ball and allows us to do stuff."
The situation could even become more crowded if the Diamondbacks choose to bring up prospect Chris Owings, who was named MVP of the Pacific Coast League (Triple-A).
"He’s earned it, and he’s got a pretty good future ahead of him," Gibson said of Owings. "He’s going to fit in there somewhere, sometime, some way, somehow."
|The Diamondbacks acquired Didi Gregorius as part of the three-team trade in December 2012 involving the Reds and Indians, which sent Trevor Bauer to Cleveland and Shin-Soo Choo to Cincinnati. Gregorius was arguably the best player headed to Arizona in the trade, and the budding prospect made his MLB debut in mid-April last season after recovering from a UCL strain in his right elbow. Gregorius, who was lauded for his slick defense, got off to a surprising start offensively. He hit .322 with a .497 slugging percentage in his first 38 games. Eventually, however, Gregorius suffered a market correction. He was just a career .273 hitter with a .381 slugging percentage in the minors, so he was due for a drawback -- and got one. Gregorius hit .202 with a .284 slugging percentage in his final 65 games. He will likely open the season as the Diamondbacks' starting shortstop, but his strong defensive skills might not be enough to hold off prospect Chris Owings, who is on the verge of breaking into the majors. Gregorius has limited offensive upside, so view him as an NL-only and middle-infield option in Rotisserie leagues.
(Updated 1/7/14) |
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