Today's links look at David Ortiz's personal "independence day", Jon Lester's pay day and how close we are to when Henry Owens' day will come.
Three "miscalculations" Ben Cherington "needs" to fix. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)
Because the Red Sox don't have the "strength to succeed". (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald)
At least we have John Farrell, who the players say has "stayed consistent through tough times." (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)
While "recogniz[ing] fully where we are in the standings." (Conor Ryan; WEEI)
So, remind yourself of the Red Sox's future with this piece on Red Sox prospect Henry Owens. (Julian Benbow; Boston Globe)
Along with the "independence days" of David Ortiz and Jonathan Herrera. (Joon Lee; WEEI)
And just try to not think about how much Jon Lester is going to be paid this offseason. (Tim Benz; WEEI)