MLB Free Agency: Stephen Drew appears to be waiting for the New York Yankees

Oct 30, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew (right) is congratulated by center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury (2) after hitting a solo home run against the St. Louis Cardinals in the fourth inning during game six of the MLB baseball World Series at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

The Boston Red Sox are interested in keeping a few pieces of their World Series puzzle in hopes of another championship run. They brought back a couple, but also lost a couple.

That’s just how things work in the world of sports. Not everybody is guaranteed to come back, or interested as their stock could be through the roof depending on their performance that year.

Now when it comes to infielder Stephen Drew, his bat was brought back to life after struggling to hit over one five home runs since he was moved from the Diamondbacks to the Athletics. This year he hit 13 home runs with 67 RBI’s with a batting line of .253/.333/.443 in what may be his only year with the Red Sox.

With Stephen testing the market, it could look like he’s waiting on the New York Yankees to extend him an offer. No idea why the Yankees would extend him an offer considering they have Derek Jeter and Brendon Ryan at shortstop.

The Boston Red Sox are interested in him returning, but I’m not quite sure how long they’ll wait. The New York Mets have also expressed some interest in the 30 year old infielder.

Topics: Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Stephen Drew

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  • Corethree

    Figure it out. Drew can learn to play third base. A-bod learned and if that idiot can do it, anyone can.

  • Doc Longenecker

    I’d love to see Drew come back, but I also love how the Red Sox keep messing with Boras. The Yankees will overpay for anyone or anything. Even Table Scraps like Thornton.

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