Burks was Boston's No. 1 draft pick in '83
BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox will announce Thursday that they've signed Ellis Burks to a one-year contract, ESPN.com's Jayson Stark reports.
Burks will be guaranteed $750,000, with health-based incentives that could double that amount.
The Red Sox have been having conversations with Burks for weeks
and he had a physical this week. Late last week, another AL team, believed to be Seattle, made a run at signing him, which caused the Red Sox to accelerate the pace in the last few days ...
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