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

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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; RedSox.com)