Daily Red Sox Links: Clay Buchholz, Mike Napoli, Craig Breslow

Jared Wickerham

Today's links include a ranking of potential playoff opponents in the American League, a look back at preseason predictions, and a to-do list for the end of the regular season.

Rob Bradford ranks each of the potential playoff teams in the American League. (Rob Bradford; WEEI.com)

Most of the talk this year surrounding Clay Buchholz has been about his injury woes, but when he's been on the mound, he's been nothing short of amazing. (Ben Shapiro; Masslive.com)

Since he strikes out so much, Mike Napoli is the center of a lot of criticism this year. However, he's also done a lot of things worthy of praise. (Timothy Brooks; Fire Brand of the AL)

Obviously this season has been a big surprise, but what exactly did people expect from this team at the start of the season? (Eric Wilbur; Boston.com)

The Red Sox have been searching for a reliable set-up ace for some time now. Do they finally have one in Craig Breslow? (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

In possibly the best development of the season, Daniel Nava has stepped his game up to a highly productive level. (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald)

Everyone is excited for the playoffs, but there are still things to accomplish in the regular season. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

Garin Cecchini is all kinds of awesome. (Troy Patterson; Yawkey Way Academy)

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