According to Jon Heyman and othersources, the Red Sox have signed free-agent shortstop Stephen Drew to a one year, $9.5 million deal, pending a physical. Drew can make another $500,000 in incentives in the deal. More as this develops.
“The Fire Brand of the American League is a Red Sox player who exhibits character under pressure, an unassuming man who leaves the spotlight for other people but makes his indelible mark on the past season’s Boston Red Sox. A piece most people take for granted, but whom we would have missed dearly.”