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Daily Red Sox Links: Jose Quintana, Todd Frazier, John Farrell

Today is all about what’s wrong with the Red Sox and ways to fix it.

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Sunday’s 12-3 win aside, the Red Sox have had a lot of trouble with the lumber this season. Here’s a deep dive into this unfortunate subject. (Brett Cowett; BP Boston)

And here’s another examination of the offensive struggles and how they’ve led to a forgettable start to the season for a team that was a World Series favorite in the preseason. (Jorge L. Ortiz; USA Today)

Those offensive woes, injuries and poor pitching from everyone but Chris Sale, Craig Kimbrel and Eduardo Rodriguez have made for a bad first quarter of the season. What has that done to the Red Sox’s playoff hopes? (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

With the team disappointing, Ken Rosenthal seems to think John Farrell will get the boot in the near future (CBS Boston)

In the hopes of fixing some of their issues, the Red Sox are apparently scouting the White Sox’s Jose Quintana and Todd Frazier. (Christiana Caruso; MLB Daily Dish)

Xander Bogaerts has been having a lot of success with stealing bases. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald)

On a lighter note, David Ortiz received an honorary degree from Boston University. Next he’ll be playing in the Beanpot. Not really, but he really should. (Kristin Lafratta; MassLive)