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Daily Red Sox links: Allen Craig, Blake Swihart, Rusney Castillo

Today's links look at the ground ball-centric pitching staff, how the rotation compares to others in the division, and a season preview from a national perspective.

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The Red Sox built a pitching staff of ground ball pitchers, but will it work? (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

How does the rotation stack up with the others in the division? (Jen McCaffrey;

Sam Miller looks at the volatility of the rotations around the league. (Sam Miller; Baseball Prospectus)

Blake Swihart has a bright future, but he isn't ready for the majors just yet. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

One way to tell if Allen Craig is healthy and back to normal this season? How opposing pitchers approach him. (Jeff Sullivan; Fangraphs)

David Ortiz supports spring training, which is just terrible news. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

Rusney Castillo is falling behind this spring, and it may cost him a spot on the Opening Day roster. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald)

CBS' team previews series landed on the Red Sox yesterday, with a season previewlikes and dislikes, and over/unders.(Fair warning, there are auto-play videos for all three of those links.)