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Daily Red Sox Links: Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Daniel Nava, John Lackey

Today's links look at stories including the rise of Jarrod Saltalamacchia's all-around game, how the Red Sox are approaching Detroit's pitching, and one big out from Junichi Tazawa.

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We may be in the final chapter of his Red Sox career (hopefully not), but it's been an interesting journey for Jarrod Saltalamacchia to this point. (Alex Speier; WEEI.com)

Daniel Nava has been on the bench for the last two games, but he is okay with it as long the team keeps winning. (Evan Drellich; Masslive.com)

The Red Sox may not have been able to do a ton of damage off Justin Verlander yesterday, but they did force him to throw 120 pitches, which was all part of the plan. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

Koji was amazing once again on Tuesday, but he also may have gotten a little help from the ump. (Jeff Sullivan; Fangraphs)

Red Sox players weren't happy with how John Lackey was being overlooked coming into the game, but he sure wasn't forgotten after his performance. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Speaking of huge pitching performances, Junichi Tazawa came up pretty big striking out Miguel Cabrera. (Chad Finn; Boston.com)

Tonight's starter for Detroit, Doug Fister, is going to induce a lot of ground balls. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

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