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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...
Via NESN.com
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz injures hamstring to kick off spring training

Sorry about the pic of J.D. Drew. It is just instinct to post a photo of Drew when I hear of a hamstring injury. I have to shake that old habit. It seems as if the luck of the Celtics has already rubbed off on the Red Sox, as Clay Buchholz injured his right hamstring on the first day of pitching workouts. Farrell said the team will know more Wednesday but added, “it was enough...
Via Ted's Army
February 12, 2013  |  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

Your Morning Dump...where Pedroia likes the Stephen Drew signing

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. "I'm sure we're signing Stephen to go out there and play," Pedroia said. "Iggy, I'm sure he understands that. He understands he needs to get better and there are things he needs to...
Via Ted's Army
December 18, 2012  |  5 Comments

Red Sox Sign Stephen Drew To One-Year Deal

Free agent shortstop Stephen Drew agreed to a one-year, $9.5 million deal with the Red Sox on Monday, likely becoming the club’s stopgap option at shortstop in 2013. The 29-year old shortstop is the younger brother of retired major league outfielder J.D. Drew, who played in Boston from 2007-2011. Like his older brother, Drew was a highly-touted prospect and a former first-round...
Via The Nosebleeds
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump...where in the world is JD Drew?

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. "In the end, if I had been completely healthy when the season ended and we would have made a strong run at things … things didn't unfold that way so there were a bunch of question marks in everybody...
Via Ted's Army
October 10, 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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via NESN.com
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, "...
Via NESN.com
November 05, 2011  |  Discuss
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