Stephen Drew joins Red Sox

Updated: May 22, 2014, 9:42 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- For shortstop Stephen Drew and Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington, this was not the time for back-tracking.

Drew is out roughly $4 million from the $14.1 million qualifying offer he turned down last fall but said he is just happy to be back.

"It seems like I haven't left, which is a great feeling," Drew said after passing his physical Wednesday and officially signing a prorated version of that qualifying offer, one that will pay him just over $10 million. "I'm ...

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