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Don Orsillo, Jerry Remy Break Down ‘Pizzagate,’ Jenny Dell Gives Insight Into Her Cooking Experience (Audio)

Who can forget “Pizzagate?” It was the seventh inning of the Red Sox’ Patriots’ Day tilt with the Angels back in 2007. J.D. Drew hit a popup down the left-field line that landed in the first row. In addition to a fan spilling beer all over the place, a rather bizarre event took place. A different fan a few rows back took it upon himself to toss a slice of pizza at the fan...
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox Make Drew Deal Official

After Uncle Ben Cherington completed the trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates, he and the Boston Red Sox made the signing of shortstop Stephen Drew official. Here's the release from the Red Sox: The Boston Red Sox today signed shortstop Stephen Drew to a one-year contract through the 2013 season.  A first-round selection of the Diamondbacks in the 2004 draft, Drew has appeared...
Via Sox and Dawgs
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

AP source: Red Sox agree to deal with Stephen Drew

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that shortstop Stephen Drew and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $9.5 million, one-year contract. Drew will take a physical before the deal can be finalized, the person said Tuesday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the agreement was not complete. Drew hit .250 with five homers and 16 RBIs in 39 games...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox Haven't Inquired About J.D. Drew's Availability in Wake of Jacoby Ellsbury's Injury

J.D. Drew isn't walking through that door, fans. With Jacoby Ellsbury hitting the 15-day disabled list with a sublexed shoulder, it's reasonable to think the Red Sox are doing their homework when it comes to available outfielders. Apparently, Drew hasn't been one of the assignments. The Sox did not inquire about Drew's availability in the wake of Ellsbury's injury...
April 18, 2012  |  Discuss

The BP First Take: Wednesday, January 25 by Daniel Rathman

Earlier this week, word began to spread about J.D. Drew hanging up his cleats. On Tuesday afternoon, Jon Heyman confirmed the retirement rumors. Just hours later, the story was an afterthought, thanks to Prince Fielder’s blockbuster deal with the Tigers. If this is indeed the end for Drew, he will leave behind what, by most standards, is an excellent career. Over 1,566 big...
Via Baseball Prospectus
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: J.D. Drew 'Very Likely to Retire'

It was pretty obvious that J.D. Drew's career with the Red Sox was over after he became a free agent following the 2011 season. Now, the 36-year-old could be hanging it up altogether. Drew is "very likely to retire," according to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman. Drew was in the final season of a five-year, $70 million contract in 2011. He appeared in just 81 games for Boston...
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Vote: Who Is the Greatest Red Sox Player to Wear No. 7?

The Red Sox have retired J.D. Drew's No. 7. OK, so not really. But if you found yourself walking around Fenway Park on Friday, you might have thought that was the case. The "2" in Carlton Fisk's retired No. 27 was missing on Fenway's brick wall on Van Ness St., which caught the attention of a few astute Sox fans. Drew even responded to the mishap, saying, "...
November 05, 2011  |  Discuss

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