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Daily Red Sox Links: Koji Uehara, Drew Pomeranz, Rick Porcello

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Today’s links look at the team’s bullpen struggles, David Ortiz’s MVP chances, and Dustin Pedroia’s amazing 2016.

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The Red Sox were undone by a poor bullpen performance again on Sunday. Something needs to be done to fix this. (Scott Lauber; ESPN Boston)

Koji Uehara could be part of that solution, possibly as soon as next Monday. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Another help could be Matt Barnes returning to the consistent pitcher he was not too long ago, though that seems unlikely at this moment. (Jen McCaffrey; Masslive)

Mookie Betts has drawn the majority of MVP conversation in Boston, but does David Ortiz have a chance, too? (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

Drew Pomeranz has turned it around after a rough start to his Red Sox career, and his curveball is a big part of that success. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald)

Unfortunately, the lefty also can’t seem to consistently get deep into games. (Nick Canelas; BP Boston)

Nick Friar looks at how Rick Porcello has come so far after his brutal 2015. (Nick Friar; CSN New England)

In an effort to end Jackie Bradley’s slump, the Red Sox put him in the ninth spot in the lineup. Bradley doesn’t really believe these kind of things work, though. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

One of the best parts of 2016 has been a reminder of how amazing Dustin Pedroia can be. (Paul Swydan; Boston.com)