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Daily Red Sox Links: Jacoby Ellsbury, Xander Bogaerts, Drake Britton

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Today's links look at the road ahead for the Red Sox, what will happen with Xander Bogaerts now that Will Middlebrooks has been promoted, and a power loss for Ryan Lavarnway.

Ed Zurga

The Red Sox have a decent lead in the AL East right now, but the road to the playoffs isn't going to be an easy one by any stretch of the imagination. (Rob Bradford; WEEI.com)

Jacoby Ellsbury has been outstanding with the bat this year, but his work with the glove has also been extremely impressive. (John Tomase; Boston Herald)

With Will Middlebrooks in Boston, Xander Bogaerts will be splitting time between shortstop and third base in Pawtucket. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

Ryan Lavarnway has never reached the offensive potential we all saw from him a couple years ago, especially in the power department. (Evan Drellich; Masslive.com)

Drake Britton had great early returns after his initial call to the big leagues, but things have gotten a bit more difficult for him since then. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Curt Schilling just revealed a very scary moment in his recent past. (CSN New England)

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