Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Red Sox Make Stephen Drew Signing Official

By Ben Margot, AP
Boxing Day is becoming a dig deal for the Red Sox. On the same day that they made the Joel Hanrahan deal official, they also announced that they have have signed Stephen Drew to a one-year, $9.5 million deal. Drew will likely be the Opening Day starter for Boston at shortstop, and will wear the same #7 uniform number as his older brother, J.D. Drew. The 29-year old Drew is a .265 lifetime hitter, with a .978 career fielding percentage at shortstop.