Daily Red Sox Links: Xander Bogaerts, Cardinals, Jim Leyland

Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY

Today's links include stories on phenom Xander Bogaerts, the Cardinals team as a whole, and Jim Leyland's surprising retirement.

Oh, you know, here's another great Xander Bogaerts story from Alex Speier. (Alex Speier; WEEI.com)

The Red Sox have nothing but respect for the Cardinals. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Speaking of the Cardinals, get to know them with this primer. (Tim Healey; WEEI.com)

John Farrell was taken aback by Jim Leyland's retirement. (Joe McDonald; ESPNBoston.com)

Bogaerts and Jonny Gomes will likely be in the starting lineup for Game One. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Do the DH rules favor National League teams? (Ron Chimelis; MassLive.com)

Ben Carsley examines Boston's and St. Louis' depth. (Ben Carsley; Fire Brand of the AL)

Yesterday's SoxProspects Top 40 Season in Review looked at second baseman Wendell Rijo and catcher John Denney. (Tim Healey; SoxProspects.com)

Here's the TV schedule for the World Series. (Nick O'Malley; MassLive.com)

Some lucky guy bought Game One tickets for six dollars. Six freakin' dollars, the price of beer at Fenway. (Sean Newell; Deadspin.com)

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