The Red Sox sent sending seven players to the 2008 MLB All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium on July 15. Joining them was manager Terry Francona, whose task was to win the game and give the American League home-field advantage in the World Series. And he did just that…in 15 innings.
Coming in the 6th inning, J.D. Drew proved most valuable to his team working the bases and playing well in RF as well. Drew became the fourth Red Sox player to ever win the All-Star Game MVP award, joining Pedro Martinez (1999), Roger Clemens (1986), and Carl Yastrzemski (1970).
It was also nice that he hit a clutch two-run home run to temporarily tie the game at 2-2. Drew finished the longest All-Star Game of all time 2-4 with the 2-run HR, and a walk. Yes, five plate appearances as a reserve…
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