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Daily Red Sox Links: Aroldis Chapman, Joakim Soria, Xander Bogaerts

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Today's links look at the quest to rebuild the bullpen, the risky but enticing idea of signing aces in free agency, and the team's minor-league depth.

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Unsurprisingly, the Red Sox are already getting involved with the reliever market. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

Joakim Soria is becoming more and more of a possibility to fill the hole at the back of the bullpen. (John Tomase; WEEI.com)

It's also possible that the team will make a big splash and go after Aroldis Chapman. (Ian Browne; RedSox.com)

Whatever they do in this area, they might be better off exploring the trade market rather than free agency. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

Large contracts for starting pitchers have proven to be mistakes more often than not, but teams still believe in the upside. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Scott Boras says Xander Bogaerts is happy here, but he's not tipping his hand on a possible extension. (Jen McCaffrey; Masslive.com)

What do the Red Sox have in terms of minor-league depth? (Matt Collins; BP Boston)