Monday, February 9, 2009

Feature on Drew Meyer

Good feature in the Charleston Post and Courier today on former 2nd round draft pick, left-handed infielder and minor-league addition Drew Meyer.


"We like the fact that he can play second base, he can play shortstop," said Ricky Bennett, director of player development for the Astros. "He can move around the diamond, and being a left-handed hitter there are not many guys who can do that. So that's to his advantage. I told him, 'Hey, you're going to get an opportunity to play. We didn't sign you to sit on the bench. Whether it's AA or AAA, you're going to be in the lineup every day.' "

The Rangers, typically, mismanaged him and he's hoping to catch some breaks with the Astros. And with Tejada in the last year of his contract and Matsui two years away, there should be some opportunities.