Boston, MA (Sports Network) - The Boston Red Sox activated shortstop Stephen
Drew from the seven-day concussion disabled list and optioned shortstop Jose
Iglesias to Triple-A Pawtucket.
The transaction is according to multiple reports, including the Boston Herald
and Comcast SportsNet New England.
Drew hasn't played a game with the Red Sox since being hit in the head with a
pitch in a Grapefruit League matchup against Minnesota on March 7. In four
games with Double-A Portland, Drew had just two hits in 13 at-bats with three
runs batted in but both hits did go for extra bases. He connected on a double
Friday before finishing up his minor league stint on Monday with a solo homer
The 30-year-old Drew, the younger brother of former Red Sox outfielder J.D.
Drew, split last season with Arizona and Oakland. He batted a combined .223 in
79 games with seven homers and 28 RBI.
Iglesias started six of Boston's first seven games this season, going 9-
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