Daily Red Sox Links: Ryan Dempster, Jacoby Ellsbury, Xander Bogaerts

Jared Wickerham

Today's links covers topics including Ryan Dempster's suspension, Xander Bogaerts' awesomeness, and a team the Red Sox could model themselves after.

Yesterday it was announced that Ryan Dempster would be suspended for five games after beaning Alex Rodriguez. Some feel that wasn't long enough. (Kirk Minihane; WEEI.com)

Ben Carsley provides an argument in favor of re-signing Jacoby Ellsbury this winter. (Ben Carsley; Fire Brand of the AL)

In the wake of Dempster's suspension, John Farrell came out against vigilantism on the mound. (Evan Drellich; Masslive.com)

Gabe Kapler continues to destroy everything in his path, this time writing on the topic of steroids. (Gabe Kapler; Baseball Prospectus)

The Red Sox have what the kids call mad catching talent in their minor-league system. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Chad Finn says the Giants of recent years can be a model for the Red Sox moving forward. (Chad Finn; Boston.com)

Xander Bogaerts was John Sickels' prospect of the day today. (John Sickels; Minor League Ball)

The Xander era officially got underway last night. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

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