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Daily Red Sox Links: Drake Britton, David Ortiz, Stephen Drew

Today's links cover stories such as the strides made by the farm system this season, David Ortiz's spat on Saturday, and the strategy the team should take this trade deadline.

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His chances have still been extremely limited, but Drake Britton has excelled in his first chances with the big-league club. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Last Friday, John Sickels reviewed his preseason top-20 prospects for the Red Sox. (John Sickels; Minor League Ball)

David Ortiz needed a hug after getting ejected on Saturday, but the Red Sox aren't expecting any kind of suspension as a result of his outburst. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

It's the time of the year when the Red Sox need to start deciding how heavily they should be weighing the future vs. the present. (Evan Drellich;

Stephen Drew has had some serious rough patches this season, but he's rewarding the team's patience with him. (Alex Speier;

According to the man himself, Ortiz's outburst was more about the umpire's reactions than the call itself. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

Brian MacPherson outlines the strategy opposing pitchers should employ to beat Boston's lineup. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

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