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Daily Red Sox Links: Christian Vazquez, Rick Porcello, Dustin Pedroia

Today's links look at Christian Vazquez's road back from Tommy John surgery, Shane Victorino's playing time, and Trey Ball's 2014.

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Vance Wilson knows the tough rehab Christian Vazquez has ahead of him as he comes back from Tommy John surgery. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

While Vazquez is out, how much will the team miss his pitch framing? (Matt Kory; BP Boston)

Shane Victorino knows he's not going to be handed the starting right field gig on a daily basis. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

R.J. Anderson has his take on the Rick Porcello extension. (R.J. Anderson; Baseball Prospectus) ($$$)

It's obviously very early in the season, but the Red Sox looked like a whole new team on Opening Day. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Did Dustin Pedroia's big Opening Day change your mind about his power potential this year? (Jeff Sullivan; Fangraphs)

Trey Ball's pitching coach preached patience with the former first round pick, and it paid off. (Jon Meoli; Sox Prospects)

Jonathan Papelbon still has feelings for the Red Sox. (CSN New England)

With Joe Kelly still working his way back from injury, Steven Wright will be making the start Saturday against the Yankees. (Rob Bradford;