Daily Red Sox Links: John Lackey, Mike Napoli, Jackie Bradley

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Today's edition includes stories on John Lackey's and Mike Napoli's mindset heading into this season, how Dustin Pedroia's history pertains to Jackie Bradley, and the infamous sellout streak.

John Lackey pitched in a minor-league game on Tuesday, tossing 101 pitches while the rest of his teammates relished in their day off. He said afterward that he's "pretty happy" with where his stuff currently is. (Gordon Edes; ESPNBoston.com)

Similarly to Lackey, Mike Napoli is looking to defy injury this season. He proclaimed yesterday that he's healthy and ready to go. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

You can look at how the Red Sox dealt with Dustin Pedroia's call-up in 2007 when discussing how the club will deal with Jackie Bradley. (Alex Speier; WEEI.com)

Red Sox pitching prospect Cody Kukuk seeks redemption and experience after his 2012 campaign was shortened to 10 innings by virtue of suspension for his May 13 DUI charge. (Matt Huegel; SoxProspects.com)

They said it earlier this year, but the Red Sox are expecting their sellout streak to end. (Ted Berg; USA Today)

The Red Sox won't fool anybody this season, opines Obnoxious Boston Fan. (Obnoxious Boston Fan; Boston.com)

Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal wrote a guest piece for Baseball Prospectus yesterday. It was a nice read, to say the least. (Brian MacPherson; Baseball Prospectus)

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