J.D. Drew is a free agent. Theo Epstein lists among the Sox’ needs a right fielder. A fit? Possibly.
If the Sox sign Drew, who puts up numbers consistently in line with what trot Nixon did during his peak year, what do they do with Wily Mo Pena? Move him to center, where he’s a better fielder, and trade Crisp? But who could they get for Crisp, considering the injury and poor production? Move Pena to left and trade Manny? Trade Pena and give up the only under-30 slugger above A-ball in their organization?
I like the concept of a Drew signing, but I don’t like the realities involved.