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Daily Red Sox Links: J.D. Martinez, Logan Morrison, Dana LeVangie

Today’s links look at the effects of the Yu Darvish deal, a backup plan for J.D. Martinez, and questions heading into spring training.

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Yu Darvish signed a six-year, $126 million deal with the Cubs over the weekend. Does this contract have any effect on the J.D. Martinez market? (Christopher Smith; Masslive)

It seems the Red Sox are at least considering the possibility of not signing Martinez, and they’ve contacted Logan Morrison as a potential backup plan. (John Tomase; WEEI)

The PECOTA projection system is relatively pessimistic about the Red Sox in 2018, and Matt Kory tries to figure out why. (Matt Kory; BP Boston)

With spring training just a few short days away, Sean McAdam tackles some questions for Boston heading into camp. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)

Fortunately, the Red Sox aren’t the only team with questions heading into spring training. (Chad Jennings; Boston Herald)

Dana LeVangie is getting set for his first season as Red Sox pitching coach, but he’s been making an impact on this organization for years. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)