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Daily Red Sox Links: Eduardo Rodriguez, Xander Bogaerts, Mike Napoli

Today's links look at the improving pitching staff, the economics of the draft, and a reason for Xander Bogaerts' offense emergence.

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It's flown a bit under the radar due to the offense's struggles, but the pitching staff has been more than solid over the last few weeks. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Part of that improvement has been because of the revelation that is Eduardo Rodriguez. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

With the draft all wrapped up, Alex Speier explains the financial side of the event and how it affects teams' picks. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Xander Bogaerts has taken a big step forward in 2015. What has he been doing differently? (Owen Watson; Fangraphs)

Mike Napoli, on the other hand, has not had the season he'd like to have, and it's coming at an inopportune time. (Rob Bradford;

As part of their draft haul yesterday, the Red Sox selected Torey Lovullo's son Nick. (Jen McCaffrey;