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Daily Red Sox Links: Jonny Gomes, Xander Bogaerts, Miguel Cabrera

Today's links bring you stories such as the importance of both teams' bullpens, Boston's tendency to strike out all this series, and a potential new face in tonight's lineup.

Jared Wickerham

Before last night, when he got a couple hits and a couple RBI, the Red Sox had done a pretty nice job in quieting Miguel Cabrera's bat. (Alex Speier;

Hunter Golden has some random thoughts halfway through the ALCS. (Hunter Golden; Fire Brand of the AL)

According to Adam Kaufman guys like Junichi Tazawa and Craig Breslow will be the ones to decide this series. (Adam Kaufman;

Farrell finds himself in a good position, with two left fielders who can justifiably be in the lineup. He said it was tough to have Jonny Gomes on the bench for last night's game. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

The Red Sox have been striking out a ton in this series, but you can't blame just that for their offensive woes. (Evan Drellich;

Don't be surprised to see Xander Bogaerts' name in tonight's lineup. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Michael Almanzar is Rule 5 eligible this offseason, and may be traded as a result of that. Sox Prospects reviewed his 2013, as well as Rafael Devers'. (Ian Cundall/Chris Hatfield; Sox Prospects)

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