5:41 AM EST, Mon January 16, 2017
Should the Yankees look to extend Didi Gregorius?

Should the Yankees look to extend Didi Gregorius?

The Yankees have a decision to make regarding their shortstop. On Friday afternoon, the Yankees agreed to terms with most of their arbitration-eligible players. One of the notable contracts belongs to shortstop Didi Gregorius, who signed a one-year, $5.1 million deal. A Super Two player, Gregorius remains arbitration eligible through the 2019 season. Does it make sense for the Yankees to try to extend their shortstop? Gregorius received a $2.675 million raise this offseason. This makes sense considering he’s coming off of his best season to date. In 2016, he posted a .276/.304/.447...

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New York Post Jan 14, 2017
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Tampa Bay Times Jan 14, 2017

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The Republican Jan 14, 2017
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New York Post Jan 14, 2017
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Baltimore Sun Jan 14, 2017

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Baltimore Sun Jan 14, 2017

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