Daily Red Sox Links: Ryan Dempster, Mike Napoli, Jon Lester

Victor Decolongon

Today's links include stories on the other dimension in which the Punto trade never occurred, a map to the World Series, and a former star shortstop giving advice to a potential future one.

What if the Nick Punto trade never happened? Alex Speier takes a look at that alternate universe. (Alex Speier; WEEI.com)

David Ortiz made news last week when he shared his thoughts on the Dempster-ARod situation. Now, Dempster says everything is cool. (Evan Drellich; Masslive.com)

Over the weekend, we found out exactly what has been ailing Mike Napoli recently. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

John Tomase lays out a roadmap for the Red Sox to make a trip to the World Series this year. (John Tomase; Boston Herald)

Jon Lester has pitched very well since the All Star break, and he is doing so by keeping things simple. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Nomar Garciaparra shares his thoughts and advice for Xander Bogaerts. (David D'Onofrio; Boston.com)

Matt Kory shares the guide to jersey-buying for every team in the league. (Matt Kory; Sports on Earth)

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