PHOENIX Frustration with the Diamondbacks sluggish start has hit the board room.
D-backs managing partner Ken Kendrick took on Stephen Drew and Justin Upton in a radio interview with Brad Cesmat on the Prostopreps.com website on Monday, questioning Drews commitment to returning to the field this season and calling Upton an enigma.
Drew is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment for Class AAA Reno on Thursday after suffering ankle and ligament damage last July 20, but it is not happening quickly enough to suit Kendrick, who has watched the D-backs open 25-30 in defense of their NL West title.
I think Stephen should have been out there playing by now. I for one am disappointed, Kendrick said.
Im going to be real candid and say Stephen and his representatives are more focused on where he is going to be a year from now than going ahead and supporting the team that is playing his salary. All you can do is hope that the player is treating the situation with integrity. We have our conce...