Daily Red Sox Links: Jackie Bradley, Jon Lester, Jacoby Ellsbury

Jim Rogash

Today's edition of the links include stories on backup plans if Shane Victorino's injury is serious, Andrew Bailey's return to the active roster, and Jacoby Ellsbury's massive struggles.

After making an early exit from Monday night's game, Shane Victorino was out of the lineup last night. If his injury calls for a DL-stint, is Jackie Bradley ready to come back to Boston? (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Gordon Edes says that many members of this Red Sox team, including Jon Lester, are using last year's failures to fuel their successes in 2013. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

Andrew Bailey has returned from the disabled list, but Ian Browne says his workload will be monitored. Plus, more team notes! (Ian Browne; RedSox.com)

You may remember a certain controversy surrounding Clay Buchholz recently, but a certain Marlins pitcher is facing accusations with much more conclusive evidence. (Dave Cameron; Fangraphs)

Another day passes, and we are still awaiting a productive version of Jacoby Ellsbury. (Though he had a couple good at bats last night.) (Rob Bradford; WEEI.com)

Speaking of Ellsbury's struggles, Scott Lauber wonders if he may be pressing due to his impending free agency. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

Ben Lindbergh has an interesting look at pitches around the league that most often miss the zone. (Ben Lindbergh; Baseball Prospectus)

Rubby De La Rosa struggled out of the gate this year, but he seems to be settling in at AAA lately. (Matt Huegal; ESPN Boston via Sox Prospects)

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