Today's links include stories on how Will Middlebrooks' wrist scare offered the Red Sox an unsettling reminder, John Lackey's recover track, and how the Red Sox and Yankees match up in 2013.
Will Middlebrooks' wrist scare reminded the Red Sox of the dearth of depth there really is at third base. (Rob Bradford; WEEI.com)
An optimistic John Lackey believes he's on the right track in his recovery from Tommy John. (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald)
Who does Joel Hanrahan give credit to for his major-league success? None other than former Red Sox manager Joe Kerrigan. (Gordon Edes; ESPNBoston.com)
Can Drew Sutton be in the plans as a backup third baseman? Brian MacPherson discussing that question, along with other players and moments from yesterday. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)
How do the Red Sox and Yankees stack up against one another? (Steve Silva; Boston.com)
Red Sox season ticket holders are starting to run for the hills. (Amalie Benjamin; Boston.com)
Andrew Baggarly had an interesting observation over at San Francisco's camp. It's the only club in the majors without an athlete of African-American descent. (Andrew Baggarly; CSNBayArea.com)