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Daily Red Sox Links: Xander Bogaerts, Cole Hamels, Craig Breslow

Today's links look at Hanley Ramirez's defense, the ever-changing strike zone and how it affects Boston's pitchers, and more playing time for Jackie Bradley Jr.

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Xander Bogaerts has a pretty good teammate to model his game after in Hanley Ramirez. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Speaking of Ramirez, fellow outfielder Shane Victorino is confident the new left fielder will be fine at his new position. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald)

Are the Cole Hamels rumors getting to the current Boston starters? (John Tomase;

The strike zone has been growing in recent years, and it benefits the style of pitcher the Red Sox acquired this year. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Craig Breslow is healthy in spring training for the first time in forever, and it could pay dividends this season. (Jen McCaffrey;

Rusney Castillo will be on the shelf for a little while, giving Jackie Bradley Jr. a little time to show off his progress. (Sean McAdam; CSN New England)