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Daily Red Sox Links: Rusney Castillo, Clay Buchholz, Shane Victorino

Today's links look at the top-20 prospects in Boston's system, the players' feelings on the pace of play rules, and two possible key members of the rotation.

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Should we just assume Rusney Castillo is the starting center fielder on Opening Day? (John Tomase;

Clay Buchholz is feeling good heading into what will be a very important season for him. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

John Farrell doesn't anticipate any problems from Ortiz with respect to the pace of play rules, which also have another critic in Dustin Pedroia. (Jen McCaffrey;

Minor League Ball has released their top-20 Red Sox prospects. (Nick Melotte; Minor League Ball)

It looks like Shane Victorino will go back to switch-hitting in 2015. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Alexei Ogando and Robbie Ross were both relatively low-key moves, but both could play large roles in the bullpen this year. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

It's not much of a surprise at this point, but there is no urgency from Boston right now to trade for Cole Hamels. (Sean McAdam; CSN New England)

In some devastating news, Wily Mo Pena has decided to play in Japan rather than return to the United States. (Aaron Gleeman; Hardball Talk)