Joon Lee authored a fantastic piece about Xander Bogarets, a must read for those interested in the organization's top prospect -- which should be all of you. (Joon Lee; Sports Reel Boston)
Alex Speier explains why everything went right for Boston in the Jake Peavy trade. (Alex Speier; WEEI.com)
It appears Peavy's Red Sox debut will be made this weekend. (Evan Drellich; MassLive.com)
Pitching coach Juan Nieves, who was Peavy's pitching coach when he was in Chicago, praised the right-hander for his control and aggressiveness. (Nick O'Malley; MassLive.com)
O'Malley also has a report on David Ortiz's thoughts about Peavy, including how Ortiz predicted Peavy's 2007 Cy Young award. (Nick O'Malley; MassLive.com)
Ortiz also made some comments about Iglesias. (Kyle Brasseur; ESPNBoston.com)
How about an Iglesias versus Omar Vizquel debate? (David Schoenfield; ESPN.com)
Ben Cherington is pleased with how the deadline ended for his club. (Gordon Edes and Kyle Brasseur; ESPNBoston.com)
In non-trade news, Franklin Morales and Alex Wilson are nearing returns to Boston. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)
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