Daily Red Sox Links: Mike Napoli, A.J. Pierzynski, Jackie Bradley Jr.

Jim Cowsert-USA TODAY Sports

Today's links include looks at Mike Napoli's case for Red Sox MVP, A.J. Pierzynski's increased production and Jackie Bradley's patience.

Mike Napoli has started off the season strong, but has he been the Red Sox MVP so far? (Ricky Doyle; NESN)

A.J. Pierzynski has been on a hot streak ever since he was given the chance to cool down by John Farrell. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Speaking of John Farrell, here's an interesting piece on his experience with Tommy John surgery and the changing ways doctors determine whether or not it's needed. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Has anyone told you how patient Jackie Bradley is at the plate? (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

Or how there are no shortcuts for Xander Bogaerts' development? (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

Your weekly roundup on the most important news from the Red Sox farm system. (Sox Prospects)

And twelve observations on where the Sox stand right now. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

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