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Stephen Drew | Shortstop | #10

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (34) / 3/16/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 202
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: Florida State
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 1 (15) / ARZ
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Nationals activated INF Stephen Drew from the 60-day disabled list.
Drew is not expected to play this weekend, but it's possible he could be ready at some point during the postseason. He's been out since late July with an abdominal strain. Sep 30 - 7:01 PM

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Stephen Drew (abdomen) won't be ready to play in time for the NLDS, but could be available for the NLCS.

Drew wanted to make a return before the season ended, but that doesn't appear to be happening now. Even if Drew was healthy enough to return, it's questionable whether or not he'd be an upgrade on what the Nationals have available on the bench right now.
Sep 27 - 6:10 PM

Stephen Drew (abdomen) is hopeful that he'll be able to rejoin the Nationals next week.

The veteran infielder has been intent on trying to return to the club before the end of the regular season. He still isn't sure how his body will respond to ramping up baseball activity, but as long as he's okay he would like to try.
Sep 21 - 9:21 PM

Stephen Drew (abdomen) took batting practice on Wednesday before Washington's game against Atlanta.

Drew was moved to the 60-day disabled list on August 29, so it's obviously unlikely we'll see him play for Washington before the end of the 2017 season. It does give him a chance to rejoin the Nationals at some point in the postseason, however, and the fact he's felt well enough to swing the bat is a positive sign.
Sep 13 - 5:12 PM

Nationals manager Dusty Baker said Stephen Drew may need a procedure for an old injury.

It's not clear if Baker is referring to Drew's abdominal strain, which put him on the disabled list in late July. Either way, it sounds like the veteran infielder is done for the 2017 season. He'll be a free agent this winter.
Aug 29 - 3:59 PM

Nationals transferred INF Stephen Drew from the 10-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

It's a paperwork move to clear a roster spot for the return of Jayson Werth. Drew remains sidelined with an abdominal strain and might not make it back this season.
Aug 28 - 3:45 PM

Stephen Drew (abdomen) took grounders at second base on Tuesday.

It was his first infield practice since he landed on the disabled list in late July with an abdominal strain. Drew should be ready to rejoin the Nationals before the end of the month.
Source: MASN
Aug 15 - 7:12 PM

Stephen Drew (abdomen) is still dealing with soreness.

Drew has been sidelined for a little over a week with an abdominal strain and it appears he remains shut down from baseball activities. It's unclear how long he might be sidelined.
Aug 7 - 6:28 PM

Nationals placed INF Stephen Drew on the 10-day DL with an abdominal strain.

The ailment isn't believed to be serious and he shouldn't miss more than the minimum time required. The veteran infielder is hitting .253/.302/.358 with one homer and 17 RBI in 106 plate appearances this season.
Jul 29 - 3:51 PM

Stephen Drew went 3-for-5 with a double and three RBI as the Nationals crushed the Marlins on Tuesday night in Miami.

Drew delivered an RBI single in the fifth inning that increased the Nationals' lead to 6-1 then added on a two-run double during a five-run uprising in the ninth. He's slashing a robust .348/.373/.500 with a homer and 12 RBI in 51 plate appearances on the season.
Jun 20 - 10:19 PM

Stephen Drew went 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored in Thursday's win over the Orioles.

The homer, a solo dong off Ubaldo Jimenez in the fifth inning, was the first in 12 games this year for the 34-year-old. He's just getting back into the swing of things after a hamstring strain on April 11 cost him a month and a half. Drew is hitting .240/.300/.400 in those 12 games.
Jun 8 - 10:20 PM

Nationals activated INF Stephen Drew from the 10-day disabled list.

Drew is finally back to full health after suffering a right hamstring strain on April 11. The veteran infielder will return to a utility role.
May 29 - 1:18 PM

Stephen Drew (hamstring) has reported to extended spring training and could soon begin playing in games.

Drew has made very slow progress from a strained right hamstring, though manager Dusty Baker assured reporters last week that there has not been a significant setback. Drew could be ready for activation sometime next week if all goes well for him in West Palm Beach.
May 23 - 4:46 PM

Nationals manager Dusty Baker said Stephen Drew hasn't experienced any setbacks with his right hamstring.

But the veteran infielder was supposed to begin a minor league rehab assignment a week ago and never did. Baker told reporters that Drew's hamstring strain is simply taking a while to heal.
May 18 - 11:18 AM

Stephen Drew (hamstring) could begin a rehab assignment as soon as this weekend.

Drew has missed nearly a month of action with a strained right hamstring. He should rejoin the Nationals' bench in mid-May.
May 8 - 5:22 PM

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