Deconstructing Didi Gregorius

by Chris Doyle

As is often the case this early in the season, a look atop the leaderboards can make your head spin. This time last year we were marveling at Aaron Judge’s power display and wondering if it was for real.

Fast forward 12 months and it’s another Bronx Bomber stealing the spotlight out of nowhere.

Didi Gregorius has been mauling the baseball. Through 26 games, he leads the majors in home runs (10), RBI (30), ISO (.444), SLG (.800), wOBA (.500) and wRC+ (219). That’s video game stuff.

The difference between Gregorius and . . .

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