Daily Red Sox Links: Daniel Bard, Jonny Gomes, Jackie Bradley

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Today's links include stories on Brandon Workman's development in the minors, Clay Buchholz's nice spring training, and the Yankees' acquisition of Vernon Wells.

Daniel Bard is making progress in his comeback attempt this spring, but it remains to be seen whether he'll be ready for major-league competition come Opening Day. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

He may be a little far down on the depth chart, but Brandon Workman is showing that he can provide some good value whenever he gets called up to Boston. (Alex Speier; WEEI.com)

Jonny Gomes hasn't played with Jackie Bradley much this season, but cautions against reading too much into spring stats. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

Jay Jaffe is struggling to find the positives for New York in their move to acquire Vernon Wells. (Jay Jaffe; Sports Illustrated)

One of the keys to the team's season is Clay Buchholz, who is feeling great heading towards Opening Day. (Peter Abraham; Boston.com)

Yesterday was one of Jackie Bradley's toughest opponents yet in Cliff Lee, and he certainly stepped up. (Sean McAdam; CSN New England)

Mariano Rivera will be retiring at the end of the season, and Ben Lindbergh wondered where he would rank among all-time pitchers. (Ben Lindbergh; Baseball Prospectus) ($$$$)

In yesterday's game against the Phillies, Jacoby Ellsbury suffered a minor injury scare and had to leave the game. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

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