Who Drew Up This Plan?

For What It's Worth ...

Johnny Damon, of the New York Yankees, arrives at New York's Yankee Stadium after losing to the Tigers and being eliminated from the playoffs on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006.

(AP Photo)

A Year Ago, the Sox Made the Costliest Error on J.D.
So Now They'll Have to Pay the Steepest Price for J.D. Drew

J.D.: Rock-Solid, Boston-Loving, Face-of-the-Franchise Leadoff Hitter Extraordinaire Got a 4-Year, $40 Million Dollar Token Offer

J.D. Drew: So Now a Soft, Oft-Injured and Out-of-the-Lineup Nonchalant Is Going to Get a 4-Year, $56 Million Deal?

Is Anyone in the Red Sox Front Office Ever Going to Accept Responsibility for This Mother of All Fiascos?

"His [J.D. Drew's] asking price, according to sources, is at least $14 million. That's $4 million a year more than the Sox offered last winter to Johnny Damon before he signed a four-year, $52 million deal with the Yankees." -- 11.25.06, Gordon Edes, Boston Globe

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

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