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Daily Red Sox Links: Matt Barnes, Jake Odorizzi, Dustin Pedroia

Boston Red Sox Spring Training Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images

Matt Barnes is at the center of one of the few “battles” in spring training, fighting for the ninth inning with Adam Ottavino. He spoke with the media Saturday and indicated his desire to close out games. (Chad Jennings; The Athletic)

In addition to potentially closing out games, Barnes has been the team’s players union representative. So it’s no surprise he has thoughts on the Kevin Mather/Mariners fiasco. (John Tomase; NBC Sports Boston)

Most of the free agents have by now found a new team and are getting ready for the season, but Jake Odorizzi is among those still looking for a home. Is he a fit for Boston? (Ken Rosenthal; The Athletic)

Dan Szymborski and ZiPS take a look back at Dustin Pedroia’s career through the lens of the projection system. (Dan Szymborski; FanGraphs)

Red Sox picked up Zach Bryant from the Cubs to complete the Josh Osich. (MLB.com)