Daily Red Sox Links: David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia, Stephen Drew

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Today's links look at how the Red Sox can prevent fading away after this year's great run, some necessary moves for all AL East teams, and two catchers whose careers are intertwining for the second time.

The Red Sox faded a bit after their championships in 2004 and 2007. How can they avoid that same fate in coming years. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

The Silver Sluggers were announced last night, and as expected, David Ortiz took one home. (Matt Pepin; Boston.com)

Dustin Pedroia still played the entire season and was a big reason for their championship despite his injured thumb. (Jackie MacMullan; ESPN Boston)

Ben Carsley looks at one move each team in the AL East should make this offseason. (Ben Carsley; Baseball Prospectus)

For the second time in their respective careers, Brian McCann and Jarrod Saltalamacchia are impacting each other's futures. (Alex Speier; WEEI.com)

John Farrell stuck with Stephen Drew throughout his postseason struggles, and wouldn't mind seeing him back in 2014. (Drew Silva; Hardball Talk)

Garin Cecchini had a huge season in 2013, and he was profiled yesterday over at Sox Prospects. (Ian Cundall; Sox Prospects)

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