Daily Red Sox Links: Daniel Nava, Jon Lester, Will Middlebrooks

Jamie Squire

Today's links look at a possible pursuit of Japanese phenom Masahiro Tanaka, an award for Daniel Nava, and the top stories from the farm this season.

The team at Sox Prospects look at their top stories from the past year. (Chris Hatfield; Sox Prospects)

If a decision comes down to either Jon Lester or Masahiro Tanaka, the decision shouldn't be too difficult for the Red Sox. (Ricky Doyle; NESN.com)

Speaking of Tanaka, will the Red Sox really go after him? (CBS Sports Boston)

Every year, Fire Brand of the American League gives out their Fire Brand of the year award to the player who most outshone their spotlight. This year's award went to Daniel Nava. (Evan Brunell; Fire Brand of the AL)

Ian Browne answers some readers' emails, including why it's too early to give up on Will Middlebrooks. (Ian Browne; RedSox.com)

Buster Olney has the Red Sox as the fourth best team in baseball heading into 2014. (Buster Olndey; ESPN.com) ($$$)

The Hall of Fame debate is heating up. Who does Peter Gammons think deserves to be enshrined? (Peter Gammons; Gammons Daily)

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