ST. PETERSBURG — Stephen Drew took another move toward getting back in the choice for the Red Sox, starting from shortstop for Class A Greenville on Friday night.
After re-signing Drew earlier this week, the Red Sox was required to place him on their 25-man lineup on Wednesday, where he stayed for two days, yet didnt play.
To get your pet down to the Minor Leagues, the Red Sox first needed to get him through waivers, which usually Drew cleared on Comes to an end at noon ET. As soon as he cleared waivers, he had been optioned to Greenville.
Drew will play for Greenville for four days, playing twice at short, once with designated hitter and probably receiving a day off. On Friday, this individual played five innings, going 1-for-2 that has a single and a strikeout.
He will then progress to Double-A Portland or Triple-A Pawtucket.
Drew has to stay in the Minor Teams for 10 days before he could be recalled by the Red-colored Sox, due to option rules.
The first Drew will debut regarding Boston is June 2, when the Red Sox open a three-game series in Cleveland.
Hell go more effective innings probably two or three times,Inch said Red Sox manager Steve Farrell. We have a minimum of 10 days to accomplish the plan thats laid out with all the target of 20 to 25 at-bats or so to be had. Thats where we are.
With Drew vacating a list spot, the Red Sox were recalled right-hander Alex Wilson from Triple-A Pawtucket for the second time this season.
Wilson will fill an area in the bullpen for the next two days and in all probability be sent down on On the, when Boston needs a beginning pitcher to replace Felix Doubront, who is around the disabled list.
Farrell reiterated of which Brandon Workman and Allen Webster are the top rated two candidates to make that will start.