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Daily Red Sox Links: Drew Pomeranz, Christian Vazquez, Robbie Ross Jr.

This morning we look at Drew Pomeranz’s gem, Christian Vazquez’s bat and Robbie Ross Jr.’s impending return.

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Drew Pomeranz was absolutely dealing on Tuesday night. The Red Sox will need him to continue to be dominant. (Christopher Smith; MassLive)

We all knew Christian Vazquez could pick it behind the plate, but who knew he was going to start raking as well? (Rich Thompson; Boston Herald)

In a cruel twist of fate, Clay Buchholz left his second start with the Phillies at the same time that Josh Tobias, the player he was traded for, homered. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

Robbie Ross Jr. is going to start a rehab assignment with the PawSox, which begs the question: will the Red Sox carry three lefties? (Christopher Smith; MassLive)

Buck Showalter doesn’t give a flying expletive about the Red Sox’s flu issues. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Brian Johnson appears to be OK as he will make his second start of the season for Pawtucket after being hit with a line drive on Saturday. (Christopher Smith; MassLive)

Forbes released its annual list of the most valuable MLB franchises and the Red Sox are near the very top. (Tom Westerholm; MassLive)

Tyler Thornburg is supposed to be an important part of the Red Sox bullpen. The injured reliever will reportedly throw on Wednesday as he takes a step closer to his return. (Evan Drellich; CSNNE)

In the meantime, Matt Barnes is the Red Sox setup man. (Christopher Smith; MassLive)

As mentioned in yesterday’s links, Eduardo Rodriguez is an important piece for the Red Sox, especially as it deals with injuries to the starting rotation, namely David Price. (Chris Teeter; BP Boston)