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Daily Red Sox Links: Shane Victorino, Ben Cherington, Daniel Bard

The Daily Links bring you the best Red Sox and baseball related articles from across the internet. Today's edition includes stories on Shane Victoino's signing, the team's approach so far this offseason, and the hope to bring back the old Daniel Bard.

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The Red Sox continued an already busy Winter Meetings yesterday by signing Shane Victorino. Alex Speier says it fits well with the team's offseason plan. (Alex Speier;

Eno Sarris digs into the terms of the Victorino deals, and wonder if his contract is suited better to him playing center field. (Eno Sarris; Fangraphs)

With the signings the front office has made so far this offseason, they've added some positive clubhouse presences. However, are they good enough players? (Jeff Passan; Yahoo!)

Aside from all of the moves the Red Sox are making, people are wondering what the Yankees will do with their roster before Spring Training. Emma Span lays out her plan. (Emma Span; Sports on Earth)

Just a couple days into the Winter Meetings, and the Red Sox have already made multiple moves to boost their lineup. This is a change of pace from a team that often waits out the market. (Sean McAdam; CSN New England)

Boston is still short of starting pitching, and one option was taken off the board yesterday. The Nationals signed Dan Haren to a one year deal, boosting an already outstanding rotation. (Grant Brisbee; Baseball Nation)

While there are a lot of holes to fill on this roster, those aren't the only tasks for this offseason. According to Tim Britton, they also want to fix whatever was wrong with Daniel Bard in 2012. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Finally, R.J. Anderson has his analysis of the Victorino deal. (R.J. Anderson; Baseball Prospectus) ($$$)