7:48 PM EDT, Sun March 29, 2015

Ryan paired with Drew up the middle

Brett Gardner LF Chase Headley 3B Carlos Beltran RF Mark Teixeira 1B Brian McCann C Alex Rodriguez DH  Stephen Drew 2 Chris Young CF Brendan Ryan SS RHP Michael Pineda The post Ryan paired with Drew up the middle appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

Romine gets a turn at DH

Brett Gardner LF Chase Headley 3B Carlos Beltran RF Mark Teixeira 1B Brian McCann C Chris Young CF Stephen Drew 2B Didi Gregorius SS Austin Romine DH  RHP Michael Pineda The post Romine gets a turn at DH appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Newark Star-Ledger Mar 20, 2015

How is Yankees' Stephen Drew changing his hitting approach?

The Yankees signed Drew this offseason to be their starting second baseman
Newsday Mar 10, 2015

Joe Girardi says Yankees plan to start Stephen Drew at second base

Brian Cashman made clear the Yankees' plans at second base when he signed Stephen Drew in January but, lest there be any confusion, Joe Girardi reiterated them Tuesday.

Tuesday afternoon notes: “Definitely a big key to be here in spring (training)”

Stephen Drew made all the plays he was supposed to make today, but he also went 0-for-3 at the plate. It was kind of a take-the-good-with-the-bad kind of day for a guy who’s suddenly having to prove himself on both offense and defense. “These guys brought me over here to fill that role (at second […] The post Tuesday afternoon notes: “Definitely a big key to be here in spring (training)” appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
New York Post Mar 10, 2015

Stephen Drew’s awful 2014: Legit excuse or continued decline?

SARASOTA, Fla. — Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Stephen Drew was the Yankees’ starting second baseman on Tuesday. And Drew made it clear that was his expectation when he was...
New York Daily News Mar 10, 2015
Brian Cashman explains why Yankees gambled on Stephen Drew

Brian Cashman explains why Yankees gambled on Stephen Drew

Stephen Drew’s bat was bad last season. So why did the Yankees give the 31-year-old $5 million this winter?
The Republican Mar 10, 2015

Stephen Drew named New York Yankees starting second baseman

The New York Yankees named former Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew their starting second baseman.

Spring Training Day 17: Stephen Drew named starting second baseman

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Stephen Drew seemed like the odds-on favorite to be the Yankees' starting second baseman. Now, it is official. "Our plan is it for it to be Stephen," Joe Girardi said when asked if there is a competition for the position. "We signed him to be our second baseman." Drew hit .162 last year, which made him less than a fan favorite. A source told ESPN New York the Yankees plan on having a short leash with Drew if he still can't hit when the regular season starts.

Tuesday morning notes: Yankees committed to Drew at second

If it hadn’t become obvious already, Joe Girardi left no doubt this morning. “We signed (Stephen Drew) to be out second baseman,” Girardi said. “We didn’t sign him to struggle. We signed him to play at a very high level, and we expect that he will.” Once again, the Yankees are putting Drew and Didi […] The post Tuesday morning notes: Yankees committed to Drew at second appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

Thursday morning notes: Pirela could be odd man out in roster battle

When the Yankees signed Stephen Drew, his most obvious fit was at second base. While the Yankees said Jose Pirela and Rob Refsnyder would still get a chance to make the roster, Drew instantly became the clear favorite at the position. Now that the Yankees have prioritized Drew’s playing time with Didi Gregorius, it’s becoming […] The post Thursday morning notes: Pirela could be odd man out in roster battle appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

Wednesday notes: Stephen Drew determined to stick at second base

When the first batter of the game hit a ground ball to second base, the former shortstop charged it, scooped it, and threw it away. It was an error on Stephen Drew’s first play of the spring, which was not the best way to win over a fan base that’s already skeptical at best. For […] The post Wednesday notes: Stephen Drew determined to stick at second base appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

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