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  1. Could Stephen Drew start at shortstop for the Washington Nationals?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Federal Baseball

    The assumption going into Spring Training is that Danny Espinosa will start the season at short with Trea Turner coming up when the Washington Nationals' shortstop of the future is deemed ready. Could Stephen Drew take the Opening Day job at short? With Ian Desmond moving on , the Washington Nationals will have a new starter at shortstop on Opening Day for the first time since 2009.


  2. Ian Desmond is still unsigned? Dona t expect the Nationals to pursueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Washington Post

    ... They also signed Daniel Murphy to play second base, which freed up Danny Espinosa for shortstop. They signed Stephen Drew to serve as the backup infielder. Middle infield prospect Wilmer Difo will await in the minors. The Nationals have options. ...


  3. 7 Key Takeaways from the Peak Months of MLB's 2015-16 Offseason FrenzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | BleacherReport

    ... to draft pick compensation proved to be a burden for some players. Some saw their value suffer. Others, such as Stephen Drew and Kendrys Morales, saw their value dry up altogether. So heading into this winter, the risk of rejecting the qualifying ...


  4. All-Time Arizona Diamondbacks: ShortstopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | AZ SnakePit

    ... hit 20 home runs, that's still good enough for second all-time among Diamondbacks shortstops, trailing only Stephen Drew's 21 in 2008. He slashed .251/.353/.432 and posted a wRC+ of 106. He also played very good defense, according to both Fangraphs ...


  5. Who will start at short for the Washington Nationals on Opening Day?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Federal Baseball

    Is it going to be Trea Turner starting at short for the Washington Nationals on Opening Day? Will Danny Espinosa get a shot to show what he can do on an everyday basis? Was Stephen Drew signed as insurance or a utility man or... will he start at short? Will it be Opening Day Trea? Opening Day Danny? Opening Day Drew? Will the Washington Nationals ' rookie infielder Trea Turner start the season at short in the majors? Will veteran infielder Danny Espinosa get an opportunity to start at short now that Ian Desmond has left the nation's capital? Was Stephen Drew signed to serve as a bridge to the near-future when Turner takes over at short with Espinosa as the Nats' utility infielder? Who's going to play up the middle with new second baseman Daniel Murphy , who signed a 3-year/$37.5M deal with the Nationals this winter? "He's a great veteran player that's very versatile.


  6. Free agents still available make for a solid baseball lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Los Angeles Times

    ... before the start of the second round. But the Kendrick pick evaporates if he does not sign before the draft; Stephen Drew and Kendrys Morales held out that long two years ago. Kendrick is not represented by Scott Boras, the agent for Drew and ...


  7. Washington Nationals News: Danny Espinosa has competition for shortstop jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Teddy Never Wins

    ... Ladson notes, incumbent Danny Espinosa is the favorite to lock up the position during Spring Training, but both Stephen Drew and Trea Turner will have a chance at the job as well. Heading into the offseason, many expected Yunel Escobar to play ...


  8. Baseball notes: Nationals finalize deal with former Met Daniel MurphyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 7 |

    Second baseman and former Met Daniel Murphy's three-year contract with the Nationals will cost the team $8 million in 2016. Washington finalized two deals Wednesday, adding Murphy to the roster along with infielder and ex-Yankee Stephen Drew, who agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract.


  9. Nationals agree to terms with INF Stephen DrewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 6 | Washington Nationals

    The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with infielder Stephen Drew on Wednesday and designated right-handed pitcher Taylor Hill for assignment. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.


  10. Stephen Drew OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 6 | DC Pro Sports Report

    Drew is reunited with Nats General Manager Mike Rizzo, who was with the Arizona front office when the Diamondbacks selected Drew in the 1st round of the 2004 MLB Draft. The 32 year old Drew hit 17 home runs for the Yankees last season, but struggled to a .201 batting average.


  11. Washington Nationals officially announce one-year deal with Stephen DrewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 6 | Federal Baseball

    The Washington Nationals officially announced their one-year deal with Stephen Drew this afternoon, adding the veteran infielder to the mix after making their three-year deal with Daniel Murphy official earlier today. Drew reportedly signed for 1-year/$3M.


  12. Drew's bio, statistics pageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 6 | Washington Nationals

    In need of infield depth, the Nationals have agreed to terms with Stephen Drew, a baseball source confirmed to on Tuesday. Yankees shortstop Stephen Drew finished the 2015 regular season with a .201 average, 17 home runs, 44 RBIs and 43 runs scored.


  13. On the twelfth day of Christmas, the D-backs gave to me...Read the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | AZ SnakePit

    ... players have reached the mark in games where they had only four PAs: Steve Finley in April 2004 , and Stephen Drew in August 2010 . As you'd expect, the 12-base game has gone into decline as the number of home-runs has also decreased. Last year, ...


  14. Washington Nationals Sign Stephen Drew To One-Year DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Teddy Never Wins

    Aug 24, 2015; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees second baseman Stephen Drew reaches on an infield single to third during the third inning against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium. New York Yankees won 1-0.


  15. Reports: Stephen Drew signs deal with Washington NationalsRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | Washington Times

    Veteran infielder Stephen Drew signed a one-year deal with the Washington Nationals, according to multiple reportsTuesday night. CBS Sports first reported the deal.


  16. Nationals strike a one-year deal with infielder Stephen DrewRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... added some depth to their infield Tuesday night by agreeing to a one-year $3 million deal with veteran Stephen Drew, according to people familiar with the situation. Drew, 32, is a left-handed hitter who provides some power and the ability to play ...


  17. Ex-Yankee Stephen Drew signs with Washington Nationals, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 |

    CBS' Jon Heyman reported Tuesday evening that Stephen Drew, the Yankees ' second baseman last year, signed a deal with the Washington Nationals for 2016. Drew had a strange 2015 in the Bronx.


  18. Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks Acquiring Starlin Castro; Tried Getting Him at Trade DeadlineRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2015 | Sports Media 101

    ... in a three-team deal. But then the Yankees, who were looking for an upgrade at second base with the struggling Stephen Drew hitting under .200 for most of the season, inquired with the Chicago Cubs again on Castro , but Cashman said that they ...


  19. MLB hot stove: Yankees' Brian Cashman clarifies second base situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 |

    ... to split at-bats at second base. The duo ended 2015 as the team's preferred option there, supplanting the Stephen Drew-Brendan Ryan combination that proved mostly a bust. But it's never ideal to have two players sharing a position and taking up ...


  20. Arizona Diamondbacks Offseason: Pro's and Con's Of Qualifying OffersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Venom Strikes

    ... that limits the player's value in free agency because of the draft pick attachment. This was the case for Stephen Drew and Kendrys Morales last offseason. Its time to take a look at both of the D-backs remaining free agents and decide if the front ...