Didi Gregorius earns an annual average salary of $14,000,000.
Didi Gregorius is a Dutch professional baseball shortstop who is a free agent.
Jim Stoeckel, a scout for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball (MLB), became interested in Gregorius after watching him play an under-18 tournament with the Dutch Antilles in 2006. The Reds signed Gregorius as an international free agent two years later at the behest of Stoeckel, for a signing bonus of $50,000.
Gregorius then made his major league debut in September 2012 with Cincinnati and also played for Arizona and the New York Yankees before moving to Philadelphia.
The Phillies resigned Gregorius to a two-year, $28 million contract on February 10, 2021.
However, he was released by the Phillies on August 4, 2022.
Didi Gregorius is a .257 hitter with 134 homers and 530 RBIs in 11 years in the majors.
In addition to playing in MLB, Gregorius has represented the Dutch national baseball team at the Baseball World Cup and the World Baseball Classic. At the 2011 Baseball World Cup, he and his teammates received honorary knighthood after defeating Cuba in the gold medal match.