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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
Contract: view contract details

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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. Aug 15 - 7:12 PM
Source: MASN

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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

Stephen Drew (hamstring) took groundballs at third base on Tuesday evening.

Nationals manager Dusty Baker indicated that a minor league rehab assignment could be on the horizon for the veteran infielder. Drew landed on the 10-day disabled list back on April 12 with a strained right hamstring.
May 2 - 4:56 PM

Stephen Drew (hamstring) has been ramping up his activities.

There are no specifics beyond that, but it looks like Drew is making progress. He should have a shot to make it back relatively early into May.
Apr 24 - 7:16 PM

Nationals placed INF Stephen Drew on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.

Drew suffered the injury while leaving the batter's box on a groundout in the fifth inning of Tuesday's game against the Cardinals. Trea Turner is also on the disabled list currently with a hamstring strain of his own, so Wilmer Difo will take over as the Nationals' starting shortstop. Drew could be out for the rest of April. Turner's injury is a little less serious.
Apr 12 - 12:07 PM

Stephen Drew strained his right hamstring during Tuesday night's game against the Cardinals.

Drew's cleat got caught in the dirt as he left the batter's box on a groundout in the bottom of the fifth inning. Nationals manager Dusty Baker said after the game that the injury is worse than Trea Turner's, and Turner was placed on the 10-day disabled list Monday. Wilmer Difo's role with the Nationals just got much larger.
Apr 11 - 10:32 PM

Nationals re-signed INF Stephen Drew to a one-year, $3.5 million contract.

The deal includes another $1.2 million in performance-based incentives. Drew was a useful utilityman for the Nationals in 2016, producing a cool .864 OPS with eight home runs and 21 RBI in 70 games while appearing defensively at second base, third base, and shortstop. He will again serve as a backup all around the Nats infield in 2017. Drew turns 34 years old in March.
Jan 26 - 12:30 PM

Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports that the Nationals have re-signed Stephen Drew.

It's a one-year contract worth $3.5 million, with another $1.2 million available through performance-based bonuses. Drew posted a surprising .864 OPS with eight home runs and 21 RBI in 165 plate appearances last season with Washington while making starts at second base, third base, and shortstop. The veteran left-handed hitter will return in 2017 as an active utility infielder.
Jan 26 - 11:07 AM

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C1Matt Wieters
2Jose Lobaton
3Pedro Severino
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Adam Lind
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Wilmer Difo
SS1Trea Turner
2Stephen Drew
3Adrian Sanchez
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Jayson Werth
2Howie Kendrick
3Ryan Raburn
CF1Michael Taylor
2Brian Goodwin
3Andrew Stevenson
4Adam Eaton
RF1Bryce Harper
2Alejandro De Aza
Starting Pitcher
S1Max Scherzer
2Stephen Strasburg
3Tanner Roark
4Gio Gonzalez
5Edwin Jackson
6Joe Ross
Relief Pitcher
R1Sean Doolittle
2Brandon Kintzler
3Ryan Madson
4Koda Glover
5Shawn Kelley
6Matt Albers
7Oliver Perez
8Enny Romero
9Matt Grace
10Joe Blanton
11Sammy Solis