Daily Red Sox Links: Mike Napoli, Jackie Bradley, Shane Victorino

J. Meric

Today's links include stories on Mike Napoli's transition to first base, Clay Buchholz's potential 2013 success, and the confusion that is Alfredo Aceves.

Mike Napoli figures to get a lot of playing time at first base this season after spending the majority of his career as a catcher. Joe Mauer knows what it feels like to make this transition. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Jackie Bradley has been the talk of Red Sox camp thus far, and John Farrell has been especially impressed with his defense. (Peter Abraham; Boston.com)

Clay Buchholz is one of the keys to the Red Sox season, and he feels he's ready for a big year. (Alex Speier; WEEI.com)

The rules regarding home plate collisions has been a heavily-debated topic recently, and Jonathan Bernhardt has a way to solve this problem. (Jonathan Bernhardt; Sports on Earth)

The World Baseball Classic is officially underway, and Shane Victorino will be one of the few Red Sox players competing. (Ian Browne; RedSox.com)

The Dodgers have been on a ridiculous spending spree since their new ownership group came in, and the delicate balance of their front office will need to be watched. (Grant Brisbee; Baseball Nation)

Alfredo Aceves is a very, very confusing man. (John Tomase; Boston Herald)

With Kyle Lohse still sitting on the free agent market, the new rules regarding draft pick compensation are clearly not working out for the players. (Bill Baer; Hardball Talk)

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