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Daily Red Sox Links: Rusney Castillo, Xander Bogaerts, David Ortiz

Today's links look at Rusney Castillo's potential to save the offense, the status of Jackie Bradley, and Hanley Ramirez's waning performance after his shoulder injury.

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Rusney Castillo should help the struggling Red Sox lineup whenever he's called up, but he won't be a savior. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

Xander Bogaerts' offense hasn't developed as quickly as we'd hoped, but its still far too early to give up on him. (Chad Finn;

On the other end of the spectrum, it seems Boston's patience is running thinner and thinner with Jackie Bradley. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

David Ortiz hasn't been able to hit lefties so far this year, but a former hitting coach has seen too much of him to worry about it. (Rob Bradford;

Though he only missed a few games because of it, Hanley Ramirez's shoulder injury is clearly affecting him right now. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Both are relatively new to the team, but Blake Swihart and Sandy Leone are finding their comfort zone behind the plate. (Jimmy Toscano; CSN New England)

The Red Sox have a ridiculous amount on talent in Greenville. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Part of the stockpile is Rafael Devers. (Alex Skillin; BP Boston)