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Gregorius (wrist) is improving and plans to take batting practice Tuesday, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

Gregorius has reported that his sprained wrist already feels better than it did Saturday when he sustained the injury, and remains confident that he'll be ready by Opening Day. The original plan for the 25-year-old was to return to spring action by Wednesday, so if he can get through Tuesday's batting practice without any pain that initial timetable seems to be within reach.

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Gregorius underwent precautionary X-rays on his sprained left wrist Saturday and the results came back negative, Pete Caldera of The Record reports.

Gregorius was reportedly concerned about the issue initially, but said it felt pretty good later and could return to the field Wednesday. Assuming something more serious doesn't surface over the next few days, it's safe to assume he'll be ready for Opening Day.

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Gregorius suffered a left wrist sprain Saturday and will be sent for a precautionary X-ray.

Gregorius dove for a ball at short and landed awkwardly, but after a visit from the trainer, was allowed to stay in the game temporarily. He was ultimately subbed out for Nick Noonan in the top of the fifth. The team is saying the X-ray is simply precautionary, but until the results are released, Gregorious' status for a return will be uncertain. Gregorius has been swinging the bat well this spring, going 12-for-39 (.308 average) with four doubles and two triples in 16 games coming into Saturday.

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Gregorius went 1-for-3 with an RBI in Friday's Grapefruit League win against the Phillies.

Gregorius will enter his first season in New York as the team's starting shortstop, but he could be in a platoon with Brendan Ryan due to a career line of .184/.257/.233 against lefties. Ryan suffered a minor injury at the beginning of camp, so Gregorius should be given plenty of opportunities to prove himself. Either way, the 25-year-old figures to see the bulk of the starts against right handed pitching.

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Gregorius was traded to the Yankees on Friday as part of a deal that sent Shane Greene to the Tigers and Robbie Ray to the Diamondbacks, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports.

After playing the last two seasons with the Diamondbacks, Gregorius will head to New York to replace Derek Jeter as the Yankees' starting shortstop. Gregorius is a quality defender, but he owns just a .243/.313/.366 slash line at the major league level. He will likely hit eighth or ninth in the Yankees' batting order.

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Gregorius will remain out of the lineup Thursday against the Rockies.

Gregorius saw his season batting average drop to .204 in his most recent start Tuesday against the Giants, raising serious questions about his ability to provide enough offense to stay on as the everyday shortstop for Arizona. Nick Ahmed probably isn't the team's long-term solution at the position either, but he'll make his second straight start while the Diamondbacks attempt to figure it out.

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Gregorius is out of the lineup against the Giants on Wednesday.

Gregorius will sit Wednesday with the left-handed Madison Bumgarner on the mound for the Giants. He went 0-for-7 in the first two games of the series, but Nick Ahmed will get a chance to produce at shortstop Wednesday, batting eighth for the Diamondbacks.

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Gregorius is out of the lineup Thursday against the Giants.

Cliff Pennington will take over at short Thursday, with Gregorius sitting for just the second time in the team's last 11 games. Gregorius is batting .188/.247/.319 since the All-Star break, but the team figures to continue giving him regular time to see if he can be an everyday option for 2015.

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Gregorius is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Dodgers.

Gregorius has gone just 2-for-17 (.118) since the beginning of September, so he will get a day to clear his head Saturday. Cliff Pennington will get the start at shortstop in Gregorius' place.

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Gregorius went 1-for-4 but hit the go-ahead three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth to lead the Diamondbacks to a victory over the Padres on Saturday.

Gregorius's homer was only his third hit in his last 40 at-bats over 11 games. For the season, he's batting .213 with 22 runs, six home runs and 20 RBI in 53 games.