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Daily Red Sox Links: Jonathan Herrera, Masashiro Tanaka, Stephen Drew

Today's links look heavily at the acquisition of utility infielder Jonathan Herrera, some coaching changes in the minor league system, and how likely it is that Stephen Drew still comes back.

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Alex Speier breaks down the trade between Colorado in Boston, which will bring utility infielder Jonathan Herrera into town. (Alex Speier;

We turn to Rox Pile for a breakdown of who exactly Herrera is as a player. (Hayden Kane; Rox Pile)

Finally, how do Rockies fans feel about a return to Colorado for Franklin Morales? (Drew Creasman; Purple Row)

Chad Finn looks a variety of news and thoughts around the Red Sox, including the (unlikely) possibility that Boston pursues Japanese phenom Masashiro Tanaka. (Chad Finn;

The Red Sox have announced the coaching staffs throughout their minor-league system, including Kevin Boles, who has been promoted to manage the team in Pawtucket. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Does the acquisition of Herrera mark the end of the possibility of Stephen Drew returning to Boston? (Ben Shapiro;

It's close, but the Red Sox came in just under the luxury tax threshold for 2013. (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald)

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