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Daily Red Sox Links: Xander Bogaerts, Dustin Pedroia, Steven Wright

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Xander Bogaerts is a free agent after this 2019 season, and he acknowledges that it’s hard not to consider an extension given what’s happening on the free agent market. (John Tomase; WEEI)

He’s not the only soon-to-be-free-agent looking at the current market, either. (Jen McCaffrey; The Athletic)

Mookie Betts is just an asburd athlete. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Nobody really knows what to expect from Dustin Pedroia, but he spoke with the media on Friday and reiterated that he expects to play and lead off on Opening Day. (Ian Browne;

Alex Cora compared Pedroia to a former fan favorite that played another sport in Boston. (Hayden Bird;

Steven Wright came out earlier and talked about his knee and how it will likely never be 100 percent again. As a result, it seems he’ll only be a reliever moving forward. (Christopher Smith; Masslive)