Ben Cherington feels that with Will Middlebrooks and Xander Bogaerts are the solution for the left side of the infield from 2014 onwards. This is further emphasized when he stated, "We have players that we believe in, some bigger-picture things that we want to do, and some of that has nothing to do with Stephen Drew."
This does not mean that the Red Sox won't still sign Stephen Drew, but it does mean they are pretty confident in their current position and seem willing to wait on some give from the Scott Boras client... or not.
Could we have seen the last of Stephen Drew during the 2013 World Series Duck Boat parade?
Eric is a contributing writer since 2013 and a true Overseas Fan of the Boston Red Sox living in the Netherlands. He's spent years on baseball fields around the world pitching. His weekends are now spent helping the next generations of pitchers to find their passion and love for the sport. More articles by Eric: https://www.redsoxlife.com/search/label/ericschabell