Daily Red Sox Links: Mike Napoli, Matt Barnes, Cliff Lee

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Today's links include stories on Saturday's loss, a former Red Sox player who will be missing the rest of the season, and a harsh reminder for Dustin Pedroia.

At a time when the first baseman is in a serious slump, Rob Bradford takes stock of Mike Napoli. (Rob Bradford; WEEI.com)

John Tomase hands out some midseason awards. (John Tomase; Boston Herald)

The Red Sox made two backfiring decisions in Saturday's loss, and Peter Abraham takes a deeper look into the mistakes. (Peter Abraham; Boston.com)

Matt Barnes hasn't had the greatest results so far in 2013, but he has been steadily improving as the season has gone on. (Jon Meoli; ESPN Boston)

Unfortunately for him, old friend Josh Beckett is going to have to miss the rest of the 2013 season. (Bill Baer; Hardball Talk)

One of the names many fans are hoping the Red Sox will be in on over the next month is Cliff Lee, but will Boston actually get involved? (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Though the Red Sox continue to win games at an impressive clip, the big sports story in Boston this weekend was the departure of Paul Pierce, which served as a reminder for Dustin Pedroia. (Rob Bradford; WEEI.com)

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