Daily Red Sox Links: Clay Buchholz, Jonny Gomes, Jon Lester

Rob Carr

Today's links look at big questions facing the Red Sox, some lottery tickets on Boston's roster, and why Jon Lester will be so interesting to watch this season.

Clay Buchholz has told reporters that he is in full health as camp begins, but is still taking things slowly. (Rob Bradford; WEEI.com)

Michael Silverman tackles some of the key questions facing the Red Sox heading into 2014. (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald)

Jonny Gomes graced us all with a video of him trimming his beard. (ESPN Boston)

Along with Clay Buchholz, Grady Sizemore is another lottery ticket in terms of health, according to Dayn Perry. (Dayn Perry; CBS Sports)

Jon Lester is one of the more interesting players in 2014, both in terms of his performance, and what happens with his future contract situation. (Jason Mastrodonato; Masslive.com)

Some huge news came down over the weekend in sports, with Michael Sam potentially becoming the first openly gay man to play in one of the Big Four professional sports leagues. Ken Rosenthal asked MLB executives how he'd be received in their league. (Ken Rosenthal; FOX Sports)

Jeff Sullivan looks at first base options for the Pirates, a list that includes Mike Carp. (Jeff Sullivan; Fangraphs)

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