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Daily Red Sox Links: Xander Bogaerts, Ryan Brasier, Matt Barnes

In today’s links, everything is terrible except for the hitting of Xander Bogaerts.

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MLB: Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

We’ve had plenty of time to dwell on the bad, so let’s appreciate the success Xander Bogaerts has had. (Mike Cratty; WEEI)

And after that brief break in the action, let’s get back to examining what’s going wrong. Most recently, it was the bullpen. (Jen McCaffrey; The Athletic) ($$)

Ryan Brasier struggled most recently. (John Tomase; NBC Sports Boston)

But Matt Barnes could turn the reliever regression around. (Juan Toribio;

Something that might not be able to be fixed is Dustin Pedroia’s future in baseball. (John Tomase; NBC Sports Boston)

Another harsh reality may be headed Boston’s way soon, according to David Price. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Unless they can find the right buttons to press. (Chad Jennings; The Athletic) ($$)