According to an SI.com report Saturday night, the Red Sx are closing in on a deal with free-agent outfielder J.D. Drew. The reported cited several major league executives who lost out on the bidding on the former Los Angeles Dodger. They believe a deal will be finalized within a week. The 31-year-old Drew had opted out of his contract with the Dodgers. He had three years and $33 million left on his deal. The executives believe the Red Sox will give him a more lucrative offer.
Boston Closing In On Deal With Drew