The Daily Links bring you the best Red Sox and baseball related stories from across the internet. Today's edition includes articles on the Hall of Fame ballot, Mike Napoli's fit in Boston, and yesterday's biggest free agent signing.
Yesterday, the Hall of Fame ballot was announced and the steroid-laden debates are about to ensue. Here, Peter Abraham discusses how he's changed his views on the topic over the past few years. It's a really encouraging read. (Peter Abraham; Boston.com)
Despite Abraham's changed ways, it's very likely that enough writers will dismiss any rumored steroid user in their voting. This could prevent Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens from entering the hall, which is ludicrous. (Craig Calcaterra; Hardball Talk)
Brian MacPherson also has some thoughts on this year's Hall of Fame ballot. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)
Over at Baseball Nation, Grant Brisbee has put together a list of the five best pitches of the 2012 season. Here are the top five from that list, with an unfortunate Daniel Nava gif included. (Grant Brisbee; Baseball Nation)