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Daily Red Sox Links: Xander Bogaerts, Rusney Castillo, Koji Uehara

Today's links look at the final roster decisions being made this week, the problems with the planned platoon in left field, and Sam Travis' rise through the ranks.

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Just how much improvement can the Red Sox expect from Xander Bogaerts? (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Is the plan the Red Sox are rolling with in left field really the right way to go? (Brett Cowett; BP Boston)

Since they are going this way, there's a case to be made that Rusney Castillo should be sent to the minors. (Jen McCaffrey; Masslive)

Most of the roster decisions have been made at this point. The only one that remains is who will play third base to start the season. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald)

Noe Ramirez will start the year as a member of the bullpen, and he's beyond excited about it. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

After an up-and-down spring, Koji Uehara put together an encouraging outing on Wednesday. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Scott Lauber breaks down the good and the bad for the Red Sox as they head towards Opening Day. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)

Here's a look at how Sam Travis was able to make such a strong first impression with Red Sox coaches. (Ian Browne;