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Union head Tony Clark asks MLB to investigate comments on JD Drew, Kendrys Morales

Players' union head Tony Clark has asked the commissioner's office to investigate comments attributed to unidentified executives in an ESPN.com story estimating what they would offer shortstop Stephen Drew and designated hitter Kendrys Morales, who remain free agents.The story said executives were asked if they had a need at one of those positions, what would their offers be. The range was from $3 million to $12 million.Clark said Friday in a statement "I am angered that numerous, anonymous baseball executives have blatantly and intentionally violated our collective bargaining agreement."Both players turned down $14.1 million qualifying offers from their former clubs in November. If a club signs Drew or Morales before the amateur draft in June, it would forfeit a high draft pick....

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