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Daily Red Sox Links: Rick Porcello, Logan Morrison, Blake Swihart

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Rick Porcello knows he has to be better. Are there cheaper solutions to the Red Sox’s power outage? Blake Swihart is healthy and that could lead to a major turning point. All that and more in today’s links.

Tampa Bay Rays v Boston Red Sox Photo by Michael Ivins/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images

Rick Porcello went from Cy Young winner to inconsistent hurler. 2018 has to be a bounce back year. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

The Red Sox have been searching for new sources of power and run scoring all offseason and there has yet to be a real answer. (Chad Jennings; Boston Herald)

Aside from J.D. Martinez, the possible solutions include Logan Morrison as well as some conversations about Edwin Encarnacion. (Jon Heyman; FanRag Sports)

Blake Swihart is still looking for his breakthrough. Improved and consistent health would be a big help to that. (Tim Britton; South Coast Today)

For the Red Sox, the bullpen weighs heavily on Craig Kimbrel (just look at the post in the box above), but what about the rest of the group? (Chad Jennings; Boston Herald)

Ben Taylor is going to be doing a lot of traveling in 2018. (Brett Cowett; BP Boston)