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Daily Red Sox Links: Pablo Sandoval, Rick Porcello, Joe Kelly

Today's links look at Tommy Layne's role, the Red Sox' offseason, and an awesome moment from yesterday's pregame festivities.

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New additions Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval could see their numbers explode in their new home park. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Rick Porcello, on the other hand, has a spotty history at Fenway. He's not worrying about that now, though. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

Max Scherzer, Porcello's old pal in Detroit, is very happy for his former teammate getting paid. (Providence Journal)

Although he was optioned for the return of Koji Uehara, Tommy Layne has the potential to play an important role in Boston's bullpen. (Ryan P. Morrison; BP Boston)

How was Joe Kelly able to look so dominate against the Yankees on Saturday? (Carson Cistulli; Fangraphs)

His ex-teammates had a lot of nice things to say about Sandy Leone's defensive abilities. (Christopher Smith;

Though the season is already underway, we still have time to look back at the Red Sox offseason. (Mark Polishuk; MLB Trade Rumors)

In a really cool moment during the pregame ceremony, the Red Sox signed Pete Frates to an honorary contract. (Art Martone; CSN New England)