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Daily Red Sox Links: Xander Bogaerts, Hanley Ramirez, Christian Vazquez

Today we ask if Xander Bogaerts is underrated, when Hanley Ramirez will start hitting and if Christian Vazquez is back to being a defensive asset.

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Xander Bogaerts hit two home runs on Sunday. He’s tied for second among shortstops in fWAR (2.5) and fourth in wRC+ (119). Yet it still seems like he’s underrated. (Evan Davis; FanRag Sports)

While Bogaerts has been great and only getting better, Hanley Ramirez still hasn’t been able to put it together entirely. (Brett Cowett; BP Boston)

Christian Vazquez is known as a defensive catcher, but he hasn’t been dominant in that regard so far. That might be changing. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

After the Red Sox took two out of three from the AL-leading Houston Astros, manager A.J. Hinch is a believer. (Chad Jennings; Boston Herald)

Eduardo Rodriguez’s rehab assignment could start pretty soon. (Christopher Smith; MassLive)

Could old friend Jose Iglesias be the solution to the Red Sox’s third base issues? (Rick McNair; BoSox Injection)

Or maybe its Mike Moustakas who will solve all of those problems. (Nick Cafardo; Boston Globe)

Jason Groome made his first start of the year yesterday and he was able to pitch without pain. (Kevin Dillon; MassLive)