Red Sox must re-sign Drew
Boston needs to stop being coy and bring back the productive shortstop
But more than a month into the winter, Drew's market has been relatively soft. The St. Louis Cardinals, the team most desperately in need of a shortstop, instead signed Jhonny Peralta. Other potential fits such as the New York Mets have spent their money elsewhere first, and rumored trade targets such as Elvis Andrus and Asdrubal Cabrera further complicate the market.
Considering Drew's rocky health history and the qualifying offer/draft-pick compensation that hangs over his head, he might not be finding a home as easily as we may have thought he would.
For the Red Sox, this presents the perfect scenario, one that they can use to their advantage: They need to bring Drew back.
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