Drew: 'I feel 100% again'
Stephen Drew talks about his return from a brutal injury and his journey to Oakland.
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-- now for our crop up in conversation let's go back to the coliseum newest member of the Oakland Athletics is the shortstop he's in the lineup tonight. Steve injures Stephen thanks for your patience we appreciate it thanks for joining us here -- chronicle live. Let's start with how you feel you played forty games physically how are you right now. That's so good you know with that would that type injury from last year and to have and -- -- rehab myself and also a 100% again. Kind of didn't know where I was going to be at -- out playing these games out here. I get the reins back him and get the movement back to has been really exciting. Before the game manager Bob Melvin had some very positive things to say about you what did he tell you he expects to view the rest of the way for the athletics. You know we -- he knows today today's kind of a whirlwind -- -- due south -- out last night so. I haven't really got a chance to talk to him out personally so. Knowing that I'm in a lineup the night trying to get ready for the game and you know try to get his first name behind it behind me and now hopefully get a win us. How much easier is the transition feeling knowing that you know Bob Melvin and chip hale. I'd say it's a lot easier than be honest. You know I know I'm now playing for seven years sort of when a team that. You know grew up playing and then now you know that I -- traded it's over here though Clinton no I'm excited I know what -- knows all about it no -- -- -- round. And I know some of the guys on this team and you know looking forward -- -- just kind of interview and do my part. Before you were told about the trade what did you know about the Oakland Athletics before you made your way out here in the Bay Area. Well I'm in I knew I knew there having a great year I knew these guys were playing loose and you know there they're great team everybody. You know hears about that they're playing well and you know they're in the race and you know hopefully I can just like a sack come over here and and do my part in them and I played my best so -- Stephen Drew thanks so much from being patient best of luck did you get your career going again here in Oakland. Good luck tonight against the twins.