79°

Topics

Ruben Amaro, Jr.
Boston Red Sox, Stephen Drew agree to contract
Boston Red Sox, Stephen Drew agree to contract

The Boston Red Sox agreed to re-sign Stephen Drew, six months after the shortstop rejected a qualifying offer from the World Series champions to become a free agent. Drew, who spent one season in Boston, turned down a $14.1-million offer from the Red Sox last year after helping the team capture their third title in 10 years. The deal he accepted Tuesday, which is subject to his successfully passing a physical, has a $14-million salary. If he passes the physical and is added to the 40-man roster Wednesday, he would receive a prorated amount of $10,021,858. The 31-year-old might require a minor league stint before joining the Red Sox. Once he is ready, Drew will take over at shortstop...

Loading