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)