Today's links include stories on Will Middlebrooks' current mindset in Pawtucket, David Ortiz's rank among Red Sox greats and a trip down memory lane.
Will Middlebrooks is clearing his mind out as he tries to find his way back to Boston, an elusive feat as the third baseman admits he's a worrier. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)
Andrew Bailey believes a certain pitch in his repertoire will aid in him as he too tries to regain confidence in his ability. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)
John Tomase and the Herald's Sox Beat believe David Ortiz is firmly settle in Boston's top five greats. (John Tomase; Boston Herald)
Steven Wright held the Mariners scoreless through 5 2/3 innings on Thursday en route to his first major-league victory. Here's what the knuckler had to say afterwards. (Adam Lewis; ESPNBoston.com)
Red Sox prospect Garin Cecchini was added to the Futures Game roster on Thursday. (Jim Crowell; SoxProspects.com)
Boston agreed to terms with 30th-round pick Nick Longhi, who was considered a potential early-round pick before signability issues caused him to slip. (Alex Speier; WEEI.com)
Jack Keller revisits the walkoffs that took place in the first half of Boston's season. (Jack Keller; Fire Brand of the AL)