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Daily Red Sox Links: Darwinzon Hernandez, Bobby Dalbec, David Ortiz

In today’s links, Darwinzon Hernandez takes it slow, Bobby Dalbec can defend and David Ortiz isn’t coming out of retirement.

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MLB: Spring Training-Minnesota Twins at Boston Red Sox Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports

Darwinzon Hernandez started yesterday for the Red Sox and struck out three batters across two shutout innings. That’s promising but the Sox aren’t going to rush him into the rotation. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe) ($)

Bobby Dalbec is known mostly as a hitter but his glove work is pretty good as well. (Christopher Smith; MassLive)

The Red Sox’s lineup is already great but getting David Ortiz back would make it even better. That’s not going to happen, of course. (John Tomase; WEEI)

Ortiz can’t do anything about the bullpen, which remains a question mark for the Red Sox. (Ian Browne;

While we are all puzzled by that inquiry, Alex Cora is confident in his plans. (Chris Cotillo; MassLive)

One day of Spring Training can teach you a lot, which means a whole week can give you even more insight. (Jen McCaffrey; The Athletic) ($$)