Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/28/14
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell told reporters – including Jason Mastrodonato of MLB.com – that the team will activate shortstop Stephen Drew from the 15-day disabled list Saturday, adding that the veteran will start tomorrow’s contest against the New York Yankees. Drew has been on the DL since June 28 with right hamstring tightness. It was unfortunate timing for Drew and the Red Sox, as just prior to suffering the ailment he was heating up at the plate. In his four games before the injury, Drew collected five extra-base hits over four games. On the season, the 30-year-old has hit .233/.313/.409 with 14 doubles, six triples and five home runs. He joined the Red Sox this offseason on a one-year contract, so he’ll be playing the second half of the season with an eye toward free agency. Beyond Drew, the Red Sox are working with an inexperienced left side of the infield. Will Middlebrooks has struggled in his second season, while Jose Iglesias has developed as a hitter, offering more consistent production at the plate. Boston will count on Drew to be a stabilizing, veteran presence. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

DeSean Jackson won't reveal target of cryptic Instagram post

Darrelle Revis on Calvin Johnson: 'A man among boys'

LeBron: Teaching Cavs bigger challenge than winning first ring

Jets-Bills game won't be played in Buffalo on Sunday

LeGarrette Blount apologizes to former teammates, fans

Pilar Sanders posts audio of children saying Deion is abusive


Kobe Bryant dishes on trash talk with Dwight Howard

Raiders owner Mark Davis: 'We want to stay here in Oakland'

Terrance Knighton: Broncos fans are ‘high-maintenance'

Ex-NFL player delivers own baby on North Carolina farm

USC players not happy about Josh Shaw reinstatement

FSU student: Books stopped bullets from hitting me

The 10 best college running backs of all-time

Paul George interning with Pacers PR Dept. while injured

Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri: Full card preview

Could Josh Gordon put Cleveland Browns over the top?

Nike cancels 'AI' sneaker in light of Allen Iverson protest

Rick Pitino calls releasing pre-March rankings 'a football thing'

Lauren Hill surprises Devon Still with gift after practice

Raiders fans take out ad calling for Hue Jackson return

Eagles broadcaster has Cowboys turkey for Thanksgiving

Nick Young on his swag: 'I’m like Michael Jackson, Prince'

Le'Veon Bell adds Steelers o-line to award candidacy picture

Ranking the NBA's most exciting rookies

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

10 best college running backs ever

DeSean Jackson mum on cryptic post

Revis on Johnson: 'A man among boys'

LeBron on challenge of leading Cavaliers

LeGarrette Blount issues apology

Ex-NFLer delivers own baby on farm

FSU student: Books stopped bullet

Phelps' alleged GF born a man?

Bears considered benching Cutler?

Can Cardinals win a Super Bowl with Drew Stanton?

Steeler: Blount's release a blessing

WATCH: Carter moved by tribute

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.