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Daily Red Sox Links: David Ortiz, Eduardo Rodriguez, Junichi Tazawa

Today's links look at Boston's failing offense, Joe Kelly's disappointing career, and Rick Porcello's rough outing in Minnesota.

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While the pitching certainly hasn't been perfect, the Red Sox certainly need a lot more from their offense. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

A big part of that offensive rebound should come from David Ortiz. (Nick Cafardo; Boston Globe)

Eduardo Rodriguez is coming up to start tonight. Can he live up to the hype? (John Tomase;

His former teammate in Pawtucket, Blake Swihart, believes he can. (Dane Mizutani; ESPN Boston)

The man Rodriguez may eventually replace in the rotation is Joe Kelly, who is perpetually in need of some sort of adjustment. (Eno Sarris; Fangraphs)

How much of Junichi Tazawa's success is sustainable? (Ryan P. Morrison; BP Boston)

Rick Porcello did not come through in the big spots when the Red Sox needed him yesterday. (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald)

The red Sox made a minor move yesterday, acquiring Carlos Peguero from the Rangers. (Christopher Smith;