Daily Red Sox Links: Mike Napoli, Will Middlebrooks, Clay Buchholz

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Today's links look at the compensation system, another top 100 prospects list, and a ranking of the current talent on the major-league roster.

Are teams being too cautious in giving up draft picks to sign free agents who could help them now? (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Mike Napoli is pretty excited to get going again, with his beard still in tow. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

Consider Bill James among those with faith that Will Middlebrooks will rebound in 2014. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

Fangraphs has released their top 100 prospects, a list that contains seven players in Boston's organization. (Marc Hulet; Fangraphs)

Curt Schilling went into surgery yesterday, and by all accounts it went well. (Jerry Spar; WEEI.com)

As he does every year, Chad Finn ranks the players on the Red Sox roster. (Chad Finn; Boston.com)

Given his health woes, should the Red Sox try to ease up on Clay Buchholz's workload this season? (Jason Mastrodonato; Masslive.com)

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