Aces Lose Gregorius to Diamondbacks

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Phoenix, Ariz.— The Reno Aces, in conjunction with the Arizona Diamondbacks, announced today the D-backs recalled infielder Didi Gregorius.

Until yesterday, Gregorius, had played in all 57 games for the Aces. He was hitting .310 with 14 doubles, 4 triples, 3 homers, 25 RBI and 42 runs scored. He ranked among Pacific Coast League leaders in runs scored (T-2nd), hits (3rd) and triples (T-3rd).

Gregorius appeared in two games with the D-backs during the Opening Series in Sydney, Australia before being optioned to Reno prior to the start of the Triple-A season.

In a corresponding move, Michael Freeman was transferred from Double-A Mobile to Reno. Freeman had appeared in 52 games (25 – OF, 14 – 2B, 13 – SS) with the BayBears. He spent all of the 2013 season with Mobile and was named to the Southern League midseason All-Star Team. He was drafted by the D-backs in the 11th round of 2010 First-Year Player Draft out of Clemson University.