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Daily Red Sox Links: David Price, Frank Wren, Terry Francona

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Today’s links look at David Price’s playoff woes, potential David Ortiz replacements and another front office departure.

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Clayton Kershaw has gotten the playoff narrative monkey off his back, something that David Price will hope to do in 2017. (Evan Drellich; Boston Herald)

As Chad Finn points out, Price resembled Pedro Martinez this past year, albeit a Pedro from later in his career. (Chad Finn; Boston.com)

Here are some options to replace David Ortiz’s bat in the lineup. (Jake Devereaux; BP Boston)

Contrary to some early reports, it doesn’t appear Frank Wren will fill the vacant GM spot. (Steve Adams; MLB Trade Rumors)

In other front office news, analyst Tom Tippett has decided to leave the organization. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

With the offseason almost upon us, it’s time to start looking at projected arbitration contracts. (Christopher Smith; Masslive)

Old friend Terry Francona is five wins away from another championship, which would all but guarantee a spot in the Hall of Fame. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)