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Daily Red Sox Links: Yoenis Cespedes, Junichi Tazawa, Shane Victorino

Today's links look at Yoenis's potential, Tazawa's morale and the chances that Shane Victorino can come back and contribute.


Chili Davis thinks Yoenis Cespedes could be great. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

And he makes John Farrell happy, even if he has a longer contract than his manager. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

Junichi Tazawa is just happy to be here. Which is to say, he's just happy to a shutdown middle reliever. (Ricky Doyle; NESN)

Which pitcher(s) will be joining him towards the back end of the bullpen remains unclear, but there are some ideas (and a whole lot of stats) flying around trying to figure out who it will (and who it should) be. (Paul Swydan; Boston Globe)

There are also a lot of stats regarding Shane Victorino's comeback. None of them look particularly promising. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Are you still excited about the possibility of James Shields? You shouldn't be. (Eric Wilbur;

But you should be excited as the Sox Prospects countdown gets to numbers 24 and 23. (Sox Prospects)