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Red Sox vs the AL East: second basemen

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Aug 26, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; New York Yankees second baseman Stephen Drew (33) at bat against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

2. Stephen Drew, Yankees

Drew has spent his entire career as a shortstop, but he will slide over to second base for the 2015 season after signing a 1 year/$5M deal to remain in New York. And though Drew’s 2014 was horrendous, as he hit only .162/.237/.299 in 85 games, that can be partially attributed to his late start to the season, as the Red Sox did not sign him until mid-May. With a full spring training, Drew, who is only 31 years old, should be able to return to full strength and hit somewhere closer to his career slash line of .256/.322/.425 than last season, making him a potentially solid second baseman for the Yankees.