• July 20, 2011
    By Tyler Manoukian

    JD Drew warms up before a game against the Baltimore Orioles.

    The 2011 season has not been the most remarkable for Red Sox outfielder JD Drew. Just three years after being elected an All-Star in his second season with Boston (2008), Drew has hit a new kind of low, even for him.

    Upper management and lasting Drew believers can continue to sugar-coat this guy's fading talent and justify the $70 million deal he signed in December 2006.

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  • July 06, 2011
    By Tyler Manoukian

    David Ortiz Boston Red Sox

    With a payroll of more than $160 million and a lineup hailed last winter as one of the best ever, you'd think that the 2011 Boston Red Sox could have field half an All-Star roster. Instead, the injury-plagued team is sending just four players to the Midsummer Classic next week in Arizona.

    It's no secret that the Red Sox have had some great and not-so-great moments, from starting 2-6 in early April to going 8-1 on their best roadtrip since 1977 in early June.

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