Daily Red Sox Links: Joel Hanrahan, Mike Napoli, Jacoby Ellsbury

Rob Carr

Today's edition includes stories on free agent Joel Hanrahan, why the Red Sox' first priority should be to re-sign Mike Napoli, and the ridiculous asking price of two free agent pitchers.

Joel Hanrahan admits this isn't the easiest way to enter free agency and that it was tough not being able to contribute to the Red Sox during their World Series run. (Rob Bradford; WEEI.com)

Boston's first priority should be to re-sign Mike Napoli, preferably with his shirt on. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

Be ready to say goodbye to Jacoby Ellsbury, if you haven't ready already. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Chad Finn opines the Red Sox should pursue Giancarlo Stanton, and he even thinks it could legitimately happen this time. (Chad Finn; Boston.com)

SoxProspects continues their Top 40 Season in Review series with Jackie Bradley, Jr., who held down the number two spot in their rankings all year despite his lackluster performance with the Red Sox. (Kevin Pereira and Matt Huegel; SoxProspects.com)

Tom Brady and Bill Belichick were amazed at how small Dustin Pedroia and Shane Victorino are. (Samar Kalaf; Deadspin.com)

You should be thankful that the Red Sox are in no desperate need of a starting pitcher after reading the asking prices of free agents Ricky Nolasco and Ervin Santana. (Ken Rosenthal; Fox Sports)

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