Daily Red Sox Links: Will Middlebrooks, Henry Owens, Jon Lester

Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE

Today's links include stories on Henry Owens, the do-or-die areas for the Red Sox this coming season, and how the team stacks up to the rest of the AL East.

Mike Newman of Fangraphs gives a scouting report on Henry Owens, who this community voted the number seven prospect in the organization. (Mike Newman; Fangraphs)

With Will Middlebrooks in tow, the Red Sox don't find themselves with a shortage of talent at third base. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

This Red Sox team has a lot of areas that could go either really well or very poorly in 2013. Michael Silverman outlines some of those areas. (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald)

Over at Baseball Prospectus, the staff is running a series holding fake arbitration hearings for the players who are eligible. They start with Chase Headley. (Sam Miller, Jason Wojciechowski, Ben Lindbergh; Baseball Prospectus)

The fortunes of Boston's season rests largely in the hands of the rotation, whose key seems to be Jon Lester. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

Sean McAdam looks at how much ground the Red Sox made up on the rest of the division this offseason. (Sean McAdam; CSN New England)

Jed Lowrie, who the Sox traded to Houston just last offseason, has once again been traded, this time to Oakland. (Rob Neyer; Baseball Nation)

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