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Daily Red Sox Links: Xander Bogaerts, Yairo Muñoz, Elaine Steward

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

Xander Bogaerts is still yet to play in a spring training game and likely won’t get to even hit in a game until the weekend. But he’s still confident about his chances to be ready for Opening Day. (Ordway Merloni and Fauria; WEEI)

That is likely not the case for Franchy Cordero, though. With him likely being out to start the year, Yairo Muñoz could make his way back to the roster. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)

The team over at MLB Pipeline released their list of top 30 Red Sox prospects on Tuesday. (Jim Callis; MLB Pipeline)

Hirokazu Sawamura has still not gotten a chance to pitch in an actual spring training game, but the first impressions from his simulated action on Tuesday were positive. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

Did the Red Sox make a mistake pursuing Garrett Richards over Corey Kluber? (John Tomase; NBC Sports Boston)

Alex Cora likes the vibes from Red Sox camp this year. (Ricky Doyle; NESN)

Jen McCaffrey has a great profile on Elaine Steward, a trailblazer in the baseball world and an important part of the Red Sox organization. (Jen McCaffrey; The Athletic)