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Daily Red Sox Links: Pablo Sandoval, David Ortiz, Clay Buchholz

Today's links look at Dave Dombrowski's history with large contracts, David Ortiz meeting David Price, and Roenis Elias' potential roles.

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History suggests Dave Dombrowski won't be afraid to cut ties with expensive players if that route becomes necessary. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

While everyone is focused on Pablo Sandoval's weight, the real issue has been his declining performance. (Chad Finn;

The third baseman's trainer says there's nothing to worry about, though. (Ricky Doyle; NESN)

After their spats over their respective careers, David Ortiz welcomed David Price with (literally) open arms. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Ortiz opened up about his decision to retire, among other things, in a chat with WEEI. (John Tomase; WEEI)

It's not too much of a shock, but Clay Buchholz has officially been named the number two starter. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald)

Joe Kelly has reported to camp, meaning everyone on the roster is now in attendance. (Rick Weber; ESPN)

He's somewhat forgotten from the Wade Miley deal, but Roenis Elias will be competing for a roster this spring. (Jen McCaffrey; Masslive)