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D-backs GM says Stephen Drew could return Wednesday in Atlanta

Stephen Drew’s return to the Diamondbacks could be soon.

Very soon.

The Diamondbacks shortstop, who is currently playing in
Triple-A Reno in an effort to get back to the big leagues,
is hitting .250 in 32 at bats for the Aces, and even
homered Wednesday night in what was his second-consecutive

Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers told Arizona Sports 620’s
Doug and Wolf he thinks Drew will be heading home to
Atlanta for a bit due to a death in the family, which
lines up pretty well with the Diamondbacks’ schedule.

After all, they begin a road series against the Braves on
June 26.

“We talked about maybe having him play a game or two in
Mobile since we’re on the East Coast, I think our trainer
was going to talk to him about that,” Towers said. “And
then hopefully activate him on Wednesday.”

So if all goes according to plan Drew will play a few more
minor league games before getting the call to the big