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Rob Refsnyder: Inspiring Yankee fans everywhere - until they think of Stephen Drew

This ran Friday in the Gray Lady. It's the kind of story that makes you proud to be a Yankee fan - especially if you followed Refsnyder's rise through the minors.But then you think about how the Yankees signed Stephen Drew, this year's Brian Roberts. The YES apologists keep assuring us that this is wise, this is right, this is all good for Refsnyder - that Drew playing 2B will give...

Yankees hope for “baseball card stats” from Stephen Drew

When the New York Yankees offseason began there were murmurs that the second base job could be handed to one of the club’s promising prospects. Instead, the Yanks elected to bring Stephen Drew into the fold, and the choice is not an overwhelming favorite of the fanbase.Rewind to the offseason following the Boston Red Sox winning the 2013 World Series and Drew looked like a decent...
Via Yankees Unscripted
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees re-sign Stephen Drew creating multiple roster scenarios

The New York Yankees have agreed to a one-year, $5 million contract with Stephen Drew, which carries incentives that could tack on an additional $1-2 million. The agreement was first tweeted by’s Jon Heyman Tuesday night. The contract will not be finalized until Drew passes a physical. Drew, who turns 32 in March, would be the Yankees starting second baseman if the...
Via Yankees Unscripted
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees rescue Stephen Drew from free agent purgatory one winter late

One winter after he dangled in the wind until late-May because of the qualifying offer tendered to him by the Red Sox, Stephen Drew has finally signed with the team that it looked like he’d sign with all along – the New York Yankees. Source: Drew deal with #Yankees is one year, $5M with chance to earn $1.5M in performance bonuses. Again, pending physical. — Ken Rosenthal...
Via The Outside Corner
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Yankees close to signing Stephen Drew

Infielder Stephen Drew reportedly close to returning to the Yankees.
Via Bronx Pinstripes
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Stephen Drew, Yankees Finalizing One-Year, $5 Million Contract

NEW YORK — A person familiar with the negotiations says infielder Stephen Drew and the New York Yankees are working to finalize a $5 million, one-year contract.   The person spoke Tuesday night on condition of anonymity because the deal is subject to a physical. The agreement also contains performance bonuses. New York has planned to platoon Didi Gregorius and Brendan Ryan...
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Stephen Drew's asking price for 2015 is '9M to $10M'

Stephen Drew certainly thinks a lot of himself. The free-agent veteran infielder has drawn interest from a number of teams this offseason, including the Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Toronto Blue Jays and Oakland Athletics, but he might continue to remain on the open market if agent Scott Boras doesn’t lower his asking price substantially. According to Joel Sherman of the...
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephen Drew: Streak Killer

  My history dislike for the Drew family goes way back, it has roots. I didn’t think they should have paid JD 14 mil a year, and he proved me right by being soft, injury-prone and less than inspiring. He was the anti-Trot-Nixon. Then, the Sox went and signed brother Stephen. The kid played good defense at short, but he was forgettable with a bat in his hand. When things started...
Via Surviving Grady
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Rumors: Bronx Bombers could pursue Stephen Drew

The New York Yankees may be changing "their thinking" when it comes to signing free-agent shortstop Stephen Drew. According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Yankees would consider signing Drew if they learned that Derek Jeter "can't endure a full season at shortstop."Stephen Drew may become the latest player moving from Boston to New York.Via Keith Allison Drew, 31, won...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers rumors: Stephen Drew may find his next job in Detroit

The Detroit Tigers have made several moves before and during the early portion of the 2014 season but have yet to address their needs at shortstop. After letting Alex Gonzalez go his own way, Andrew Romine has taken over the starting job and has done enough to keep the organization quiet about adding another middle infielder.According to Jason Beck of, the Tigers aren't...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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