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Daily Red Sox Links: Xander Bogaerts, Hanley Ramirez, Craig Breslow

Today's links look at Rusney Castillo's willingness to play in Pawtucket for a little bit, the problems in the bullpen, and a veteran minor leaguer who may finally get a big-league shot.

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Xander Bogaerts has continued to improve his defensive play at shortstop. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

It's way too early to jump to conclusions about anyone on this Red Sox team. (Chad Finn;

There will be a lot of attention paid to Hanley Ramirez's attitude, and so far it's been very good. (Rob Bradford;

Matt Barnes used a new offseason workout program this winter, and it seems to be paying off. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Rusney Castillo's fallen a bit behind this spring, and as a result may have to start the year in AAA. He doesn't have a problem with that. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

Boston's rotation weaknesses get all the publicity, but the bullpen could have its own share of problems. (Sean McAdam; CSN New England)

So far this spring, Craig Breslow has looked much better than he did in 2014. (Jen McCaffrey;

Matt Spring has been in the Red Sox organization for a few years now as a veteran minor leaguer, and he may finally be getting a chance to prove he can play in the big leagues. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)