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Watch: Didi Gregorius crushes early grand slam


Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam in Wednesday’s game. (Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire)

For the second straight night against the Milwaukee Brewers, the Phillies took a big lead early. This time, it was shortstop Didi Gregorius who did the damage.

After a Rhys Hoskins RBI single and J.T. Realmuto walk to load the bases, Gregorius came up the plate with nobody out. He then crushed an 0-1 slider to the right-field bleachers to give the Phillies a 5-0 lead.

Gregorius has been prolific as a Phillie with the bases loaded, as he is 6-for-16 with three home runs and 19 RBIs in that situation. He is also one of the best shortstops in baseball at driving in runs. Since the start of the 2020 season, he is tops among all major league shortstops in RBIs.

If the Phillies hold their early lead, they will win their third straight and clinch this four-game set against Milwaukee.

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  1. Tbanks

    May 5, 2021 at 10:24 pm

    I think the Phils need to start considering Didi for a more long term contract.

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