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Daily Red Sox Links: Xander Bogaerts, J.D. Martinez, Alex Cora

Today’s links look at the hot start of Xander Bogaerts, J.D. Martinez getting ready to heat up and injuries for the Yankees.

MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

Xander Bogaerts is off to an incredible start, and as he looks forward to what’s to come he also looks back at an influential moment in his life. (John Tomase; WEEI)

Only one of J.D. Martinez’ batted balls left the yard on Saturday, but he had a couple of good swings and feels like he’s ready to start really heating up. (Julian Benbow; Boston Globe)

Bogaerts’ grand slam against the Rays snapped a 560-day (!) streak without one for the Red Sox. (Christopher Smith; Masslive)

Alex Cora is sticking to his plan of resting starters now in order to keep them fresh for a (hopefully) deep run through October. (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald)

The Yankees are coming into town next week, and they’re dealing with some injuries. They just added two more players to the DL in C.C. Sabathia and Brandon Drury. (Jason Cohen; Pinstripe Alley)