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Daily Red Sox Links: Xander Bogaerts, John Farrell, Robby Scott

Today’s links look at Xander Bogaerts’ second-half struggles, picking up Clay Buchholz’s option and success against the AL East

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Why has Xander Bogaerts been slumping so much in the second half? (Matt Collins; BP Boston)

Much like in 2013, John Farrell has some lineup decisions to make heading into the postseason. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Against all odds, Clay Buchholz has earned his option being picked up after the season ends. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

If you remember correctly, Buchholz was almost sent out of town at the deadline. It was one of a couple good decisions on that day. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

John Farrell has caught a lot of heat this year. It’s time to give him some credit. (Evan Drellich; Boston Herald)

The Red Sox have been great against their division rivals, and it shows in the standings. (NESN)

Robby Scott has come out of nowhere to now have a shot at making the postseason roster. (Sean McAdam; CSN New England)