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Stephen Drew Signs One-Year Deal With Yanks

Drew should be the Yanks everyday second baseman.

MLB.com reported on Tuesday night, that the New York Yankees and Stephen Drew have agreed to a one-year deal. The deal is reported to be worth approximately $5 million dollars, plus incentives.

The veteran Drew rejected a deal with the Boston Red Sox during the 2013 off-season, then missed all of Spring Training did not sign with a club until the Red Sox inked him to a free agent contract on May 21, 2014. He played in only 39 games, batting .176, with four home runs and 11 RBI’s, before joining the Yankees in a trade with the Red Sox that sent Kelly Johnson to Boston. Down the stretch the 31-year old infielder played 46 games with the Bombers, batting .150, with three home runs and 15 RBI’s.

Drew’s last full season came in 2013 with the Red Sox as he batted .253, with 13 home runs and 67 RBI’s.

With the Yankees bringing Didi Gregorius over to man the shortstop position, Drew looks to be the Bombers everyday second baseman.

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David is the Co-Founder and Executive Editor of Legends On Deck®, as well as a Co-Host on Legends On Deck Podcast. David was a Senior Editor for MetsMerizedOnline.com, MetsMinors.net and Contributor for Hardballchat.com that spanned from 2010 to 2014. David made his MLB Debut as a writer in June 2014, while covering the NY Mets at Citi Field, for MetsmerizedOnline.com. David also managed his Cape Coral 16U Rec Ball team for the past two seasons and on May 13, 2024 they won their league Championship. On May 15th, David started the first ever Legends on Deck 16U Travel Baseball team in SWFL. David's passion is teaching the game he loves to the future Legends of Tomorrow as well as making available a website that people can have fun sharing and reading. David is also passionate about his career as a Mortgage Loan Officer which allows him to help many families reach their dreams of owning a home. Connect with David via his Social Media pages as he loves to chat all about baseball.

David is the Co-Founder and Executive Editor of Legends On Deck®, as well as a Co-Host on Legends On Deck Podcast. David was a Senior Editor for MetsMerizedOnline.com, MetsMinors.net and Contributor for Hardballchat.com that spanned from 2010 to 2014. David made his MLB Debut as a writer in June 2014, while covering the NY Mets at Citi Field, for MetsmerizedOnline.com. David also managed his Cape Coral 16U Rec Ball team for the past two seasons and on May 13, 2024 they won their league Championship. On May 15th, David started the first ever Legends on Deck 16U Travel Baseball team in SWFL. David's passion is teaching the game he loves to the future Legends of Tomorrow as well as making available a website that people can have fun sharing and reading. David is also passionate about his career as a Mortgage Loan Officer which allows him to help many families reach their dreams of owning a home. Connect with David via his Social Media pages as he loves to chat all about baseball.

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