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    Red Sox sign Stephen Drew

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    stephen drew & red sox in agreement. deal gives jose iglesias & xander bogaerts time to develop. cbsprt.co/UCwpYd
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    Drew gets $9.5M salary. #redsox
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    Decent enough stop gap for Bogaerts. Jose Iglesias sucks.
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    How long is the deal for?


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    The circle of family disappointment is complete.

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    The Red Sox are becoming the kings of the stopgap solutions this off-season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NYY3487 View Post
    How long is the deal for?
    1 year/$9.5M

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    They need a ML SS. They don't have one in the system. Very steep price to pay for this player, but, no specs have been dealt. I figured maybe $6M. But it's only money.

    Look on the bright side, we know our #9 hitter. And Drew will go out with injuries later on and make way for XB to get his feet wet, or <horrors> to give Iglesias another "shot".


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    damn I'm surprised he got $9.5 M. I figured he would be closer to $5 M per season, and/or something at least based on incentives for more. $9.5 M guaranteed is awfully high for what he has done recently.
    he hasn't been that good since 2010.

    I had wondered if the Red Sox would be interested in someone else, like Alex Gonzalez. he missed most of 2012 with an injury. could have been had for like half of what Drew got. could have been Gonzalez' 3rd time with Boston.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpecialFNK View Post
    I had wondered if the Red Sox would be interested in someone else, like Alex Gonzalez. he missed most of 2012 with an injury. could have been had for like half of what Drew got. could have been Gonzalez' 3rd time with Boston.
    Word is that they are interested in him, but they brought him in to evaluate his knee. Could be a guy that signs a minor-league deal with them.

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    A hefty price if you ask me...

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    It's a good time to be one of these older or risky free agents. The Yankees and the Red Sox are giving out these pretty generous contracts with short term. I'm not saying it's bad for those teams, just pretty sweet for these free agents.

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    When it comes down to it, the money doesn't really matter on such a short deal.

    Good signing and means Iglesias can be used as a defensive replacement

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    Nice move. There's that 9 number again. Just looking for a win, and he's capable of bouncing back for a little more with some luck.
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    Time for A's to look for a SS

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    Quote Originally Posted by Halladay View Post
    The Red Sox are becoming the kings of the stopgap solutions this off-season.
    seriosuly. they seem like a team of stop gaps now
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