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Daily Red Sox Links: Xander Bogaerts, Don Orsillo, Junichi Tazawa

Today's links look at some starting pitcher targets for the upcoming winter, Don Orsillo's exit from NESN, and Boston's role as spoiler.

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Xander Bogaerts hasn't hit for much power this year, but Chili Davis isn't too worried about it. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Look for the Red Sox to make their way back to the high-end pitching free agent market this weekend. (John Tomase;

Or perhaps they'll go for a trade. (Matt Kory; BP Boston)

Tom Werner finally breaks the silence regarding Don Orsillo's impending exit from NESN. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston)

Chad Finn answers questions about the Orsillo situation. (Chad Finn;

Junichi Tazawa has struggled as the team's closer since Koji Uehara was hurt, and now will return to a set-up role. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

One cool thing about the Red Sox being bad is that they can play spoiler for the good teams. (Sean McAdam; CSN New England)

Travis Shaw is mostly thought of as a first baseman, but he can handle the hot corner, too. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald)