|(Aug. 15, 2016 - Source: Rich Schultz/Getty Images North America)|
And when he finally settled down and played "his" game, we learned to like him, and then love him and life is good for not only us as fans... but for Didi Gregorius as well.
|(Sept. 15, 2016 - Source: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America)|
"'He has been growing before our eyes,' GM Brian Cashman said. 'I think there is more gas in the tank.'...
Last year, Gregorius hit for a better average, with the same number of homers, than the Astros' Carlos Correa. While Correa's .811 OPS was better -- and, to be fair, Correa is five years younger -- the numbers speak to the company Gregorius could soon keep.
'There is still more ceiling there,' Cashman said....
|July 25, 2016 - Source: Bob Levey/Getty Images North America|
'It is a process,' Rodriguez said at the time. 'Didi is going to be a fine shortstop here for a long time. I told him sometime around June 15 or June 1, he is going to look at all of us and say he feels much more comfortable.'
|(June 21, 2016 - Source: Mike Stobe/Getty Images North America)|
The Yankees are rallying behind Gregorius. We should too... because next up could very well be "All-Star Shortstop Didi Gregorius".
I like that.