Phillies releases SS Gregorius, turns on SS Segura from Illinois.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies fired veteran shortstop Didi Gregorius on Thursday as a part of a flurry of strikes forward of the beginning of a four-game streak towards Washington.

Philadelphia additionally activated infielder Jean Segura from the 60-day injured checklist and right-hander Kyle Gibson from the useless checklist.

right-handed Noah Sindergaard and middle fielder Brandon Marsh instructed the group once they have been received in a couple of offers on Tuesday.

Gregorius, 32, is batting .210 with a homer and 19 RBIs in 63 video games this season. He agreed to a $14 million one-year contract with Philadelphia in December 2019 after which hit .284 with 10 homers and 40 RBIs in his first season with the Phillies.

He agreed to $28 million, two-year contract with Philadelphia in January 2021.

Gregorius broke into the majors with Cincinnati in 2012 and in addition performed for the Arizona and New York Yankees earlier than shifting to Philadelphia. He is a .257 hitter with 134 homers and 530 RBIs in 11 years within the bigs.

Segura, 32, was once out of the sport with a damaged appropriate index finger. The 2-time All-Big name seemed in 8 rehab video games for Triple-A Lehigh Valley, profitable 6-of-30 with six walks.

Sindergaard are because of get started on Thursday evening towards the last-placed group. The Phillies despatched outfielders Mickey Moniac and Jadiel Sanchez to the Angels for Sindergaard, who’s 5-8 with a three.83 ERA in 15 begins this 12 months.

Marsh, 24, additionally moved from the Angels in a separate deal to snag prospect Logan O’Hopp. Marsh has hit .226 with 8 homers and 37 RBIs in 93 video games with Los Angeles this 12 months.

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