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Daily Red Sox Links: Daniel Nava, Clay Buchholz, David Ortiz

Today's edition includes stories on Daniel Nava's first home opener experience, Clay Buchholz being unimpressed with his seemly impressive outing, and an update from extending spring training on David Ortiz.

Jared Wickerham

Daniel Nava is used to deferred satisfaction, which has been achieved through tireless work. The satisfaction reached its climax yesterday, as the 30-year-old starred in his first home opener. (Gordon Edes;

Clay Buchholz admits he wasn't all that impressed with his performance yesterday. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Tim Britton has an update on David Ortiz, who's currently in extended spring training preparing for a return from inflammation in his right heel. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Jose Iglesias won't mind returning to the minors. He's expected to be sent down to Pawtucket once Stephen Drew returns from his rehab stint with Double-A Portland. (Alex Speier;

Fueled with adrenaline, Joel Hanrahan earned his first ever save at Fenway Park. (Evan Drellich;

Pitchers have been exploiting the inside part of the plate when facing Jackie Bradley. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

There's this consensus feeling among fans this year's Red Sox club is easy to root for. John Tomase agrees. (John Tomase; Boston Herald)