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Drew hoping to be a Diamondback soon

August 18, 2004

Valdosta -Stephen Drew became the third member of his family to be a number one draft pick back in June.

Now, the question is will Drew play for the team that picked him.

The Arizona Republic reported Wednesday that the Arizona Diamondbacks are turning up their efforts to sign the Florida State shortstop.

Time is not on their side since classes at FSU start on Monday and Drew enrolls for the fall semester the Diamondbacks would lose their rights to him

Stephen Drew is in the Valdosta area where he was reportedly told his former high school coaches that he is confident that he will sign with Diamondbacks on Monday.

posted at 11:25pm by roberth@walb.com