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

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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)