DREW STUBBS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rockies' Drew Stubbs doesn't want to come off bench in Colorado

The three-year fade began with a flailing swing. Drew Stubbs shot into the Cincinnati Reds' lineup like a comet, then dissolved. He arrives in Colorado, his third team in three years, chasing unfilled promise. At 29, he doesn't believe he should be dismissed. He's determined not to be typecast. "When I first came into the league, I made a pretty big splash. I...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Return to relevance: the Colorado Rockies offseason

For a team that has finished last in the NL West two consecutive years, the Colorado Rockies don’t have much to lose. Perhaps it is the nothing-left-to-lose mentality that has fueled their flurry of offseason transactions. Colorado has turned the page and finally created the appearance of a franchise looking to return to playoff baseball. The Rockies recently acquired Franklin...
Via isportsweb.com
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB News: Indians likely to tender contract to Drew Stubbs

The Indians will likely retain Drew Stubbs and not release him by the Monday night deadline, reports MLB.com’s Jordan Bastian. Teams have until 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday to decide whether to tender contracts to unsigned players on a 40-man roster. Stubbs, 29, is in his second season of arbitration eligibility. He is expected to make about $3.8 million this season, per the estimates...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss
SNACK ATTACK

Drew Stubbs homers into fan's popcorn

Nothing goes better with a baseball game than a family sized of popcorn on a Sunday afternoon. And sometimes the popcorn  tub comes in handy to catch a home run ball, even as Houston Astros RF Rick Ankiel stabs his glove at it in the process.  Watch as this fan ends up with a souvenir from Cleveland Indians Drew Stubbs at the expense of his mid-afternoon snack (via MLB.com) -Dave...
Via Reading Between The Seams
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians’ OF Drew Stubbs adjusting swing; attempting to cut down on strikeouts

ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick writes in his latest spring training blog about Drew Stubbs’ attempt to simplify his swing and cut down on his strikeout totals- “After hitting a career-low .213 with a .610 OPS in Cincinnati last season, outfielder Drew Stubbs went home to Texas looking to make some changes. He spent the winter working with Ronnie Ortegon, the Reds’ new assistant hitting...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

A Letter to Drew Stubbs

 by: Chase Fitzgerald Staff Writer Dear Drew Stubbs, I’ve just found that you are now going to be an Indian and I just wanted to say goodbye. You’ve had your ups and downs, but I honestly really enjoyed watching you play. You may have been the most electrifying player on the Reds by always being a threat to steal a base and making some catches in center field look plain...
Via Redlegs Review
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Is Drew Stubbs on the brink of a breakout season?

Let's be honest, folks. Drew Stubbs did not have a good season in 2012. He batted a measly .213 overall, got on base at a clip of just .277, and whiffed 166 times in only 493 at-bats. That's right. He failed to even put the ball in play in nearly 34% of his official trips to the plate, which equates to about one in three at-bats for all you mathematics majors out there...
Via Redlegs Review
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

The looming end-of-the-line for Drew Stubbs

Almost lost in a notebook item written by reds.com reporter Mark Sheldon yesterday was this little bit of news about the fastest man in baseball and top Reds’ prospect, Billy Hamilton. Billy Hamilton is switching positions, going from shortstop to center field. “There are a lot of reasons,” Bill Bavasi, the Reds’ vice president of scouting and player development, told MLB...
Via Red Hot Mama
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Stubbs could hold key to Reds trade deadline plans

The best player available for the stretch run might already wear Red.   It's that time again. With less than 48 hours until Tuesday's non-waiver trade deadline, Reds fans are all wondering - what moves will the team make? In recent days, the Reds have been rumored to be in discussions for the Phillies’ Shane Victorino and Juan Pierre, the Twins’...
Via Redlegs Review
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Stubbs trying heal oblique without DL stint

The Reds are trying to avoid putting Drew Stubbs on the disabled list.Stubbs suffered a slightly strained oblique swinging at a pitch in Tuesday night's game. He'll miss at least a couple of games."Hopefully it will subside," manager Dusty Baker said. "We'll find out in a couple of days."Stubbs thinks he'll be all right."I think so,"...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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