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Daily Red Sox Links: Yoan Moncada, Eduardo Rodriguez, Daniel Nava

Today's links cover all things Yoan Moncada, the likely departure of the Paw Sox, and Mike Napoli's tumultuous offseason.

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There was some big news yesterday that you may have heard about. Because of it, I'm splitting today's links into Moncada and non-Moncada sections.

Yoan Moncada Links

Sox Prospects has the skinny on the signing. (Will Woodward; Sox Prospects)

Ben Carsley tackles it from many different angles. (Ben Carsley; Baseball Prospectus)

Obviously the $63 million Boston paid for Moncada is a huge sum of money. Will it be worth it? (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Dave Cameron says yes. (Dave Cameron; Fangraphs)

Still, it's hard to deny it's a big gamble by the Red Sox. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

The last Cuban player signed by the Red Sox, Rusney Castillo, doesn't have a ton of knowledge about Moncada, but knows he's a great athlete. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

Sean McAdam has five thoughts in the aftermath of the signing. (Sean McAdam; CSN New England)

His agent describes how the 19-year-old came to land in Boston. (John Tomase;

Does the move make it any more likely Boston will up their offer for Cole Hamels? (Mike Axisa; CBS Sports)

It's really surprising the Yankees didn't make a stronger push. (Jason Mastrodonato;

Drew Smyly has a valid criticism of this process versus the one gone through by amateurs who go through the draft. (D.J. Short; Hardball Talk)

Finally, some videos of the newest member of the Red Sox organization. (Nick O'Malley;

Non-Moncada Links

In a story that got somewhat buried in the Moncada news, the Pawtucket Red Sox may not be in existence for much longer. (Jen McCaffrey;

Eduardo Rodriguez is something of a divisive prospect, but the team likes what they are seeing from him thus far. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Daniel Nava is looking at a smaller role than he's had in years past, but his preparation for the season doesn't change. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Mike Napoli had one hell of an offseason that he is glad is over. (Boston Herald)

In the madness that has been this offseason, Christian Vazquez has fallen out of the attention of many fans. What can we expect from him this year? (Mike Petraglia;

John Farrell has been a fan of all the work Ben Cherington has done this winter. (Rick Weber; ESPN Boston)