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Daily Red Sox Links: Travis Shaw, Craig Kimbrel, Anderson Espinoza

Today's links look at John Farrell's pinch hitting decisions, what kind of role Pablo Sandoval can still play, and some updates on the farm.

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John Farrell answered a lot of questions yesterday regarding his decisions to pinch hit for Travis Shaw when a left-handed reliever comes into the game. (Evan Drellich; Boston Herald)

For his part, Shaw doesn't believe he's vulnerable against left-handed pitching. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

John Farrell also said he still expects Pablo Sandoval to play a key role at some point, because what else is he supposed to say. (Christopher Smith; Masslive)

Meanwhile, Craig Kimbrel had a rough outing in his first appearance at Fenway Park as a Red Sox pitcher. (John Tomase; WEEI)

Boston added a little bit of bullpen depth yesterday, signing lefty Wesley Wright to a minor-league deal. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Things are still bright on the farm, at least. Here's a first-hand account of Anderson Espinoza. (John Calvagno; Notes from the Sally)

Chris Teeter looks at some other prospects at other levels in full-season minor-league ball. (Chris Teeter; BP Boston)