Just like Stephen Drew drew it up

After slow start, shortstop is thriving in Boston, endearing himself to Sox nation

Updated: August 29, 2013, 4:12 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- This might come as a surprise, but Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew had zero interest in drinking the Carl Crawford Kool-Aid (three scoops Boston hate, two scoops self-pity, one scoop delusion, add toxic water, stir) during the team's visit to Los Angeles last weekend.

Drew has been anything but the People's Choice since he was signed last winter to a one-year, $9 million free agent contract, and not exactly championed by a media enchanted by the defensive wizardry of Jose Iglesias.

There ...

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