The memories most Red Sox fans share about J.D. Drew are not exactly fond ones. His younger brother hopes to make a different impression this season, his first in Boston.
Stephen Drew will almost certainly be the Sox’ Opening Day shortstop, as manager John Farrell says the 29-year-old is fully recovered from an ankle injury suffered in 2011 that has hampered him during the last two seasons.
“There seems to be no ill effect of the ankle injury,” Farrell said Sunday. “Through his ground ball work, through the team defense that we’ve run through so far, he’s very particular and just looking for feedback. … He’s very meticulous in his work.”
For more on Drew, plus a look at promising outfield prospect Jackie Bradley Jr., check out the video above.