Daily Red Sox Links: Ryan Dempster, Jon Lester, Bryce Brentz

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Today's links look at Ryan Dempster's decision to not pitch this season, two potential Hall of Famers on the Red Sox, and a forgotten reliever.

Peter Abraham breaks down Ryan Dempster's decision to step away from baseball for the 2014 season. (Peter Abrham; Boston.com)

Bryce Brentz had a tumultuous 2013 (to put it lightly), but he's looking for a fresh start this season. (Alex Speier; WEEI.com)

Could Jon Lester and Dustin Pedroia both be on Hall of Fame paths? (Steve Buckley; Boston Herald)

As the first real addition of the offseason, Burke Badenhop has become a bit of a forgotten man this winter. (Jason Mastrodonato; Masslive.com)

Dempster wasn't great on the field last season, but that doesn't mean he didn't have an impact on the great season. (Sean McAdam; CSN New England)

There will be a lot more dependance on youth for the Red Sox with the loss of Dempster. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Despite how well things went last year for Koji Uehara and the rest of the team, it's not about the past anymore. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

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