Daily Red Sox Links: Stephen Drew, Jonny Gomes, David Ross

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Today's articles include a defense of Jonny Gomes, the presence of Pedro Martinez in Boston's camp, and an analysis on the usefulness of WAR.

Stephen Drew has gone under some rough times the past few years, but he is excited to start anew in 2013. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

There has been a lot of hesitation around the Jonny Gomes signing, but Hunter Golden cautions against such rash judgements. (Hunter Golden; Fire Brand of the AL)

One of the most exciting stories for Red Sox fans at the start of Spring Training has been the presence of Pedro Martinez. (Chad Finn; Boston.com)

Mark Smith brings together the two worlds of scouting and statistical analysis together. (Mark Smith; Fangraphs)

One of the biggest stories of 2012 was the conversion of Daniel Bard from reliever to starter. Rob Bradford wonders what could have been if he had been turned into the closer instead. (Rob Bradford; WEEI.com)

In my opinion, signing David Ross was the most underrated move the Red Sox front office made this season. Ian Browne shows why he can be a valuable asset. (Ian Browne; RedSox.com)

Sam Miller presents an excellent analysis on why WAR can be a very useful stat. (Sam Miller; ESPN.com)

Gordon Edes outlines the path taken by local prospect Terry Doyle. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

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