Daily Red Sox Links: Jacoby Ellsbury, Mike Napoli, R.A. Dickey

Jeff Gross

The best in Red Sox and baseball-related writing on these internets. Today Jacoby: stay'n or go'n, Napoli: com'n, and Dickey: com'n or stay'n or go'n?

Ben Cherington spoke to Alex Speier (among others) yesterday about Jacoby Ellsbury, Cody Ross, and the pitching market. (Alex Speier; WEEI.com)

Tom Verducci likes the cut of the Red Sox off-season jib. (Tom Verducci; Sports Illustrated)

Scott Boras spoke to Rob Bradford about Jacoby Ellsbury who spoke back to Rob Bradford about Jacoby Ellsbury. (Rob Bradford; WEEI.com)

After securing Mike Napoli and Shane Victorino it's time to turn our attention to the starting pitcher market. What might that magical orb hold in store for Red Sox nation? (Tim Britton; The Providence Journal)

Noted Orioles fan Jonathan Bernhardt took the GM reins to your Boston Red Sox for a day. Here's what he did. (Warning: you may not like the color of the drapes) (Jonathan Bernhardt; Sports on Earth)

R.A. Dickey is still on the trade block and there are more suitors than at a win-a-date-with-Kate-Upton-by-proving-you-can-count contest. Or something. (Jay Jaffe; Sports Illustrated)

If you're a fan of the Mike Napoli signing by the Red Sox you may have someone to thank besides John Henry's $39 million: John Lackey. (Joe McDonald; ESPN Boston)

For you Rule 5 aficionados, probably not going to happen this year. (Tim Britton; The Providence Journal)

Ever wondered what the affect of a double-header is on your team? How about the affect on your team 50 years ago? (Shane Tourtellette; The Hardball Times)

The Yankees totally wanted Jeff Keppinger. Or they didn't. Depends on who you talk to. (Craig Calcaterra; Hardball Talk)

More fun with tweets and misinformation: Jason Wojciechowski makes fun of stunningly obvious tweets. (Jason Wojciechowski; The Platoon Advantage)

Batting orders: OPTIMIZE! (Bill Petti; Fan Graphs)

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