Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 11/14/14
Major League Baseball cleared Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew to play in games earlier this week after he was diagnosed with a concussion during spring training. The offseason acquisition is making strides in his recovery, and he could be ready to return in time to rejoin the Red Sox for their home opener Monday against the Baltimore Orioles, according to Tim Britton of The Providence Journal. Manager John Farrell told reporters that Drew is showing improvement and feeling better through his rehab. "He started to turn the corner in terms of day-to-day feeling consistent without the spinning sensation that he was going through," Farrell said. "The game speed he's been involved with, that hasn't increased any of those symptoms. He's in a good place right now, all things considered." Drew has been on the Red Sox seven-day disabled list for concussions. He was hit in the head by a pitch last month, and he’s been recovering since. Because he’s been cleared, he’ll now have an opportunity to play in five minor league rehab games before he’s eligible to come off the DL. Boston would like him to participate in at least four contests, which would put Drew in line to return in time for Monday’s home opener against the Birds. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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