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ON BASEBALL

Stephen Drew is a big asset for Red Sox

CLEVELAND — You’re building for 162 games, not just a seven-game winning streak, so forget this notion that Stephen Drew messes up karma. Nonsense.

You can never have enough good talent on a team. So you have to move 21-year-old Xander Bogaerts to third, so what? Two weeks ago, the Red Sox signed Drew because the left side of their infield had yet to stabilize. And then Brock Holt started playing like Brooks Robinson and Bogaerts like Cal Ripken.

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