Daily Red Sox Links: Trey Ball, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Jacoby Ellsbury

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Today's links bring you stories that discuss things like some of the banged up players on the roster, the great depth being provided this season, and the tremendous work being done by team scouts.

Over the weekend the Red Sox attempted to restock their already-exciting farm system, and took Trey Ball with their first selection. For what they saw in the big lefty, we look to Alex Speier. (Alex Speier; WEEI.com)

Michael Periatt brings us some notes on three banged up players. (Michael Periatt; RedSox.com)

There have been a lot of mixed feelings regarding Jarrod Saltalamacchia, but given the dearth of talent at his position, he is putting together a quietly solid season. (Tony Lee; ESPN Boston)

There have been multiple reasons why the Red Sox are having as successful of a season as they've had, but according to Scott Lauber, one of the big ones has been roster depth. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

With their third round pick, the Red Sox picked high school catcher Jon Denney, who could wind up being the steal of their draft class. (Evan Drellich; Masslive.com)

One of the most impressive parts of the Red Sox organization is their scouting department, which Tim Britton looks at in the first part of his three-part look. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Jared Carrabis delves into the heating-up Jacoby Ellsbury. (Jared Carrabis; SoxSpace)

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