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Daily Red Sox Links: Rick Porcello, Wade Miley, Dustin Pedroia

Today's links look at the team's recent track record in graduating young pitchers, a recap of a very busy offseason, and Johnny Damon's relationship with Boston.

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Although the Red Sox now look to have an impressive crop of young pitching, they've had some trouble graduating high-quality arms in the recent past. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

As it was with Jon Lester a year ago, expect a lot of discussion about a Rick Porcello extension throughout this season. (Rob Bradford;

Wade Miley won't be a concern, though, as Boston worked out an extension with him this weekend. (Jeff Pini;

Jason Mastrodonato recaps the busy offseason that was. (Jason Mastrodonato;

While the moves likely aren't complete, don't expect the outfield situation to be sorted out until after spring training gets underway. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Expect to hear this a lot about many different players as spring gets nearer, but Xander Bogaerts claims he's feeling as good as he ever has. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

Although the extent of his offensive decline is up for debate, Dustin Pedroia can still undoubtedly provide huge value with his glove, and puts the team in a great position at the keystone position. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

The Red Sox announced who will be invited to big-league camp. (Eric Gendron; Sox Prospects)

Burke Badenhop's return to Boston was rumored all winter, but over the weekend he signed with Cincinnati. (Bill Baer; Hardball Talk)

Johnny Damon declares that there is no more bad blood between him and the Red Sox. (Michael Hurcomb; CBS Sports)