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Brandon Drury | Second Baseman | #27

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/21/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 13 (0) / ATL
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Brandon Drury didn't start but came off the bench to deliver a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the NLDS Game 2 loss to the Dodgers.
Daniel Descalso started at second base (he reached base twice), but Drury still did damage in this one, as he made the game interesting by bombing the first pitch he saw from Brandon Morrow in the seventh inning way out to left. That cut the Dodgers' lead to 7-5 at the time, but they tacked on an extra run and Arizona never got closer. It was the first home run Morrow has surrendered all year. Oct 8 - 8:33 AM

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Brandon Drury hit his 12th home run of the season on Monday night against the Dodgers.

His solo shot was part of a four-run Arizona outburst in the top of the seventh inning. Drury finished the game 1-for-5. He's batting .270/.317/.458 in 118 games this year.
Sep 4 - 11:54 PM

Brandon Drury went 1-for-3 with a double as the Diamondbacks got shut out by the Twins on Saturday.

Drury's double was one of only two knocks his team got in the whole game. Normally a second baseman, Drury was serving as the designated hitter in the interleague game. He has a .269 batting average with nine home runs and 48 RBI in 375 plate appearances.
Aug 19 - 11:14 PM

Brandon Drury posted a double with two RBI across four at-bats in Saturday's game against the Cubs.

Drury made up for a throwing error, his eighth miscue of the season. It was his first game with multiple RBI since June 24 against the Phillies. He is just 6-for-33 (.182) to drop his average from .280 to .273 since July 23.
Aug 13 - 12:29 AM

Brandon Drury is not in the Diamondbacks' lineup Thursday against the Dodgers.

Drury has played sparingly the past couple of weeks while losing reps to Daniel Descalso at second base. Descalso will draw another start at second and bat sixth Thursday against Yu Darvish.
Aug 10 - 6:37 PM

Brandon Drury is not in the Diamondbacks' lineup Saturday against the Cardinals.

It's a scheduled day off for Drury. He'll be spelled at second base by Daniel Descalso, who is hitting sixth against right-hander Mike Leake. Like Chris Owings, who is also getting the day off on Saturday, Drury has struggled since the All-Star break, batting just .222 over 36 second half at-bats.
Jul 29 - 4:22 PM

Brandon Drury is getting the day off Thursday.

Drury rattled off four hits and a career-high six RBI on Wednesday night, but he'll grab some rest during Thursday afternoon's series finale against the Rockies. Chris Owings is starting at second base and Nick Ahmed is at shortstop.
Jun 22 - 12:39 PM

Brandon Drury buried the Rockies on Wednesday night, chipping in with four hits and a career-high six RBI in Arizona’s 16-5 victory at Coors Field.

The floodgates opened for Arizona during a 10-run fourth inning and Drury played a big role in the onslaught with two hits in the frame. He plated a pair of runs on a one-out double before dropping an RBI single to center later in the inning. Drury also contributed a two-run single in the sixth and another two-run single in the ninth. Through 64 games, Drury is slashing an impressive .304/.348/.500 with eight homers and 36 RBI.
Jun 22 - 12:15 AM

Brandon Drury went 4-for-5 with a double and a home run as the Diamondbacks beat the Tigers on Tuesday night at Comerica Park.

The hot-hitting second baseman delivered a run-scoring single in the first inning then clobbered a two-run homer in the third. He has been an impressive asset in fantasy leagues thus far, slashing .296/.342/.505 with eight homers, 28 RBI and one stolen base.
Jun 14 - 12:04 AM

Brandon Drury connected for his sixth home run of the season, a two-run shot off of Milwaukee's Junior Guerra, in Saturday's home win.

Drury has popped two homers with four RBI over the past four games, but he is still hitting just .200 (5-for-25) in eight games in June, dropping his average from .295 to .283.
Jun 11 - 4:14 AM

Brandon Drury went 3-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI as the Diamondbacks fell to the Brewers on Sunday afternoon.

Drury plated a run with a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning, pulling the Diamondbacks to within four runs at 8-4. All three of his hits in the contest were singles. He has handled the transition to second base beautifully this season and is slashing a healthy .299/.337/.463 with four homers and 19 RBI on the year.
May 28 - 6:29 PM

Brandon Drury went 3-for-5 with a three-run homer and a double as the Diamondbacks trounced the Pirates 11-4 on Friday.

Drury is up to .325/.363/.504 after a nice couple of weeks. He strikes out enough that the average isn't likely to remain particularly strong, but he can do better than the three homers in 117 at-bats he's amassed so far.
May 13 - 1:20 AM

Brandon Drury finished 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles with an RBI in Tuesday's loss against the Tigers.

Drury has tailed off a bit in the month of May, hitting at a paltry .188 clip. He is considered a below-average defender, but he is worth using in most fantasy leagues if you can regain the form he displayed in the first month when he posted a .318/.370/.435 slash line with a homer and eight RBI.
May 10 - 3:11 AM

Brandon Drury went 2-for-6 with a double and a run scored as the Diamondbacks topped the Rockies in 13 innings on Sunday.

Drury led off the 13th inning with an infield single and rode home on Daniel Descalso's walk-off home run. He has had a nice first month of the season at the plate, slashing .318/.370/.435 with a homer and eight RBI.
Apr 30 - 8:32 PM

Brandon Drury finished 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's 7-6 loss against the Rockies.

Drury has hit safely in five straight outings and eight of his past nine appearances. He appears to be over the jammed right knee which sent him to the bench in the middle of the week. Drury is considered a below-average defender but if he keeps hitting he will remain a fixture in the Arizona lineup.
Apr 30 - 12:51 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Chris Iannetta
2Chris Herrmann
3Jeff Mathis
4John Ryan Murphy
1B1Paul Goldschmidt
2Christian Walker
2B1Brandon Drury
2Adam Rosales
3Daniel Descalso
4Ildemaro Vargas
SS1Chris Owings
2Ketel Marte
3Nick Ahmed
3B1Jake Lamb
LF1David Peralta
2Yasmany Tomas
3Jeremy Hazelbaker
CF1A.J. Pollock
2Reymond Fuentes
RF1J.D. Martinez
2Gregor Blanco
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Zack Greinke
2Taijuan Walker
3Robbie Ray
4Patrick Corbin
5Zack Godley
6Shelby Miller
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Fernando Rodney
2Archie Bradley
3David Hernandez
4Andrew Chafin
5T.J. McFarland
6Jorge De La Rosa
7Jake Barrett
8Randall Delgado
9Jimmie Sherfy
10Silvino Bracho
11JJ Hoover
12Braden Shipley
13Anthony Banda