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New York Yankees Prospects Who Could Have an Immediate Impact

The New York Yankees have had issues developing offensive farm talent for the better part of two decades, at least in using that talent to help its own roster. Much has been written about the potential prospect battle at second base but it quickly had cold water tossed on it when Stephen Drew was brought back in the mix. While the roster has trended significantly younger this winter...
Via Baseball News Source
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew, Yankees finalize $5 million, 1-year contract

NEW YORK (AP) Infielder Stephen Drew and the Yankees have finalized a $5 million, one-year contract, a deal that puts him in position to become New York's starting second baseman. Drew's agreement was reached Jan. 6 and announced Friday, after he passed a physical. Drew, who turns 32 in March, was acquired by the Yankees from Boston on July 31. He hit .150 with three homers and...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s on Yankees' agenda before players report to spring training?

Major League Baseball announced Thursday the official dates that clubs will begin workouts at their respective spring training sites. The New York Yankees’ pitchers and catchers will ramp up Feb. 21 and the first full-squad workout is scheduled for Feb. 26.It seems as if the Yankees have solidified the positional side of the roster after the Stephen Drew signing and their bullpen...
Via Yankees Unscripted
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Stephen Drew Ever Look Like a Major-League Hitter?

The Yankees re-signed Stephen Drew, for one year and a few million dollars. It’s a questionable deal — nothing was available much beyond what Drew signed for, for a reason — but it at least seems like a better deal than the Royals giving Kendrys Morales two years. And the idea is simple: Drew’s a […]
Via Fangraphs
19 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Yankees close to signing Stephen Drew

Infielder Stephen Drew reportedly close to returning to the Yankees.
Via Bronx Pinstripes
20 days ago  |  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...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets May Sign A "Discounted" Stephen Drew

As most people suspected, Scott Boras' reported $10 million price tag for Stephen Drew has already come down. According to multiple reports, however, the reduced $7 million price tag is still too high for most—including the New York Metropolitans. The New York Post's Mike Puma suggests that The Flushing Dwellers might consider signing Drew if that $7 million figure comes down "significantly".
Via FenwayNation
20 days ago  |  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...
26 days ago  |  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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