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Is Didi Gregorius Capable of Being Yankees’ Long-Term Shortstop Fix?

class="ui-droppable">At some point, the New York Yankees were going to have to sign or trade for a shortstop to replace Derek Jeter.

On Friday, the Bronx Bombers landed a potential long-term replacement for The Captain, acquiring Didi Gregorius from the Arizona Diamondbacks as part of a three-team trade with the Detroit Tigers, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.

Though the Yankees were forced to part with right-hander Shane Greene, the hope is that the 24-year-old Gregorius, who will remain under team control through 2019, will be able to hold down the position for the next five years.

But with such big shoes to fill, are the Yankees asking too much of Gregorius?

When the Diamondbacks traded for Gregorius ...

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