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Daily Red Sox Links: Jackie Bradley Jr., Edward Mujica, David Ross

Today's links look at the next step for the back of Boston's bullpen, how the loss of Joe Maddon affects Tampa and the rest of the AL East, and Boston's likely run at Cole Hamels.

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The offensive stats didn't get in the way this time, as Jackie Bradley Jr.'s defense was rewarded with a Gold Glove nomination. (Alex Speier;

Koji Uehara may be leaving this winter, and if he does, what will the Red Sox do with the closer role? (Harry Burnham; Fire Brand of the AL)

Edward Mujica may be in the discussion for the next closer, though he might be better suited as a set-up man. (Jason Mastrodonato;

Tampa Bay lost a huge part of their team in Joe Maddon, and it has helped contribute to the diminishing AL East. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Sean McAdam runs through some possible new destinations for the Rays' former manager. (Sean McAdam; CSN New England)

David Ross played a big role on a memorable team, but now he's ready to look towards free agency. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

Buster Olney had a shocker over the weekend: The Red Sox will likely pursue Cole Hamels. (ESPN Boston)

Up this time in Sox Prospects' top-40 review are two guys who could make an impact in Boston's bullpen next year. (Sox Prospects)

The baseball world received some sad news last night, learning that one of the game's bright young stars, Oscar Taveras, passed away in a car accident. (Bill Baer; Hardball Talk)