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Daily Red Sox Links: David Ortiz, Hanley Ramirez, Alejando De Aza

Today's links look at the disappointing Red Sox bench, the team's qualms with the strike zone, and ownership backing the rotation.

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David Ortiz isn't done hitting yet, and he wants everyone to know it. (John Tomase;

Hanley Ramirez hasn't escaped criticism either, but it's worth taking some time to look at the positives of his season. (Christopher Smith;

Boston's bench was supposed to be a big boon this year, but it's been a bit of a disappointing unit. (Matt Kory; BP Boston)

As part of Nick Cafardo's notes, he mentions the Red Sox' continuing displeasure with the league's expanded strike zone. (Nick Cafardo; Boston Globe)

The rotation has been up and down all year, but John Henry continues to back the group. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Alejandro De Aza wasn't a headline grabbing acquisition, but he's made the most of his opportunities thus far. (Tom Layman; Boston Herald)

John Farrell announced some shuffling in the pitching staff yesterday. (Jimmy Toscano; CSN New England)