Stephen Drew was only a member of the Oakland Athletics for a cup of coffee in 2012, but could find himself back in green & gold just a few years later thanks to his price tag currently being driven down by a rough 2014 campaign.
According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the A's are one of a multitude of teams that could make a legitimate play at the middle infielder:
drew draws more interest off rough season (thanks to no draft attachment: nyy nym hou oak atl sd las tor wash mia
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 10, 2014
Drew posted a troubling .162/.237/.299 in 85 games between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees in 2014, and could be looking down the barrel at a one-year deal in the neighborhood of $5-7 million.
If that's indeed the case, GM Billy Beane could be willing to take a chance on the 31-year-old as a minor reclamation project, platooning him with newly-acquired shortstop Marcus Semien or posing him as a direct challenger to Eric Sogard's spot at second base.
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