Scott Boras said it, so we figured it was true: J.D. Drew was going to sign with the Red Sox for five years and $70 million.

Then the deal hit a snag, when the Red Sox discovered that Drew had arthritis in his shoulder. So, yesterday, Drew got a second opinion.

Now it looks like Drew is finally poised to become a Sox, though the contract he agreed to a few weeks ago may look a little different. The Sox may insist on an injury clause.

All of this should come as no surprise to anybody who has followed J.D. Drew’s career. The man finds new ways to get hurt every season.

But this may be the first time Drew has managed to get diagnosed with a new injury during the offseason.

Red Sox fans are no doubt taking solace in the fact that Drew’s contract will have a clause that will let the team off the hook should his shoulder give out. They shouldn’t get too comfortable. If Drew’s shoulder holds up, his knees, back, or pinkie toe is sure to give out soon enough.

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  1. Oh no, not the pink hats! They should sport the real colors. Female support for that concept can be found here:

  2. Nick Kapur says:

    I just wish the Sox would take this opportunity to wake up from their bad acid trip and realize that JD Drew is a bum and get out of this horrible contract that they were about to sign.

    They would be perfectly within their rights to do so, but of course they won’t. They love JD too much, and are going to let him off the hook with just an injury clause or whatever.

  3. Sarah Green says:

    Um, and here:

    Also, Nick, I can’t believe Cute Baseball Babies isn’t a category yet!

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