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Daily Red Sox Links: Blake Swihart, Wade Miley, Luis Jimenez

Today's links look at Blake Swihart's call-up, Xander Bogaerts' defense, and Pedro Martinez talking pitching.

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With a rash of injuries behind the plate, Blake Swihart wasn't able to be eased into the majors, instead being thrown straight into the fire. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

Clearly, it is not how the Red Sox envisioned bringing up their young catcher. (John Tomase;

Wade Miley signed an extension through his arbitration years this offseason, so the team will presumably have a longer leash with him. (Christopher Smith;

Fortunately, he showed signs of bouncing back in his start over the weekend. (Julian Benbow; Boston Globe)

Say what you want about Stephen Drew, but he knows a thing or two about playing shortstop. He has some thoughts on Xander Bogaerts' defense. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

New addition Luis Jimenez will be added to the roster today, and will likely allow Brock Holt to spend more time in the outfield. (Jimmy Toscano; CSN New England)

Pedro Martinez explains how he would pitch to Mike Trout. (Bill Baer; Hardball Talk)