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Daily Red Sox Links: Rick Porcello, Chris Sale, Koji Uehara

Today’s links look at the Red Sox new analytics system, Rick Porcello’s command last year, and the battle in the bullpen.

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Alex Speier has all of the info you could need about the Red Sox switching over their analytical systems. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Rick Porcello was able to pitch so well last year largely because he could thread the difficult needle of throwing strikes but also hard-to-hit pitches. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Chris Teeter has a look at some AL East hitters who have had success against Chris Sale in the past. (Chris Teeter; BP Boston)

Most of us were disappointed to see Koji Uehara leave, but apparently the team did make a lackluster offer to retain his services. (Christopher Smith; Masslive)

The current bullpen has some battles at the bottom, and no one can afford a shaky camp. (Evan Drellich; Boston Herald)

Sox Prospects has a big roundup as spring training action gets ready to ramp up. (Will Woodward; Sox Prospects)