The Philis Phillies They released veteran Didi Gregorius on Thursday as part of several trades they made before playing the first of four games in a series against Washington.
Philadelphia also activated infielder Jean Segura, who was on the 60-day disabled list, and right-hander Kyle Gibson, who was on the list of players dealing with a family matter.
Right-hander Noah Syndergaard and center fielder Brandon Mars reported to the team after they were acquired in a pair of trades Tuesday.
Gregorius, 32, was hitting .210 with one homer and 19 RBIs in 63 games this season.
Thank you very much for everything, Didi. pic.twitter.com/ShNwbR7rqA- Philadelphia Phillies (@losphillies) August 4
In December 2019, the player signed a one-year contract for 14 million dollars with Philadelphia, and in his first season he hit .284, 10 home runs and 40 RBIs.
He then signed a two-year, $28 million contract with Philadelphia in January 2021.
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Didi Gregorius made his major league debut with Cincinnati in 2012. He also played for Arizona and the New York Yankees before coming to Philadelphia. In 11 seasons in the majors, he has accumulated a batting average of .257, 134 homers and 530 RBIs.
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Segura, 32, was inactive due to a bill in his right index finger. The two-time All-Star selected him in eight games with the Triple-A Lehigh Valley affiliate.
Syndergaard was included in the lineup as a starter for tonight's game against the bottom Nationals.
The Phillies traded outfielders Mickey Moniak and Jadiel Sanchez to Los Angeles for Syndergaard, who is 5-8 with a 3.83 ERA in 15 starts.