Stephen Drew Goes on DL, Webb Wait Continues
MLB.com is reporting that Stephen Drew was placed on the 15-Day DL with a strained hamstring. Drew has already missed five games since injuring his hamstring against the Giants on April 17th. He went 1 for 8 with a Double an a Walk in three games since the injury. This was supposed to be a breakout year for Drew, who is hitting just .205 with a HR & 5 RBI. Last year he hit .291 with 21 HR and 67 RBI.
Augie Ojeda will take over at Shortstop until Drew is ready to return. He’s hitting .323 with 4 Runs and 2 RBI. Josh Wilson was called up from Triple-A Reno to take Drew’s roster spot. Wilson was hitting .260 with 10 RBI in 15 games for Reno.
Arizona got more bad news when it was reported that Brandon Webb will be out six more weeks.
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