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Daily Red Sox Links: J.D. Martinez, Bryan Mata, Hirokazu Sawamura

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J.D. Martinez is coming off his worst season since first breaking into the top tier of major-league hitters midway through last decade. He has spent the offseason working on the flaw in his swing that led to the down performance. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Nick Pivetta looked solid in his first spring action on Wednesday, and he’s been showing off some good velocity in camp. This may be the time he can get his career finally on track. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)

Bryan Mata was hoping to make a strong impression in camp to jumpstart his road to his big-league debut. That could be delayed by injury, though. (Lauren Campbell; NESN)

Hirokazu Sawamura was a late arrival to camp, but he is now in Fort Myers and threw his first bullpen on Wednesday. (Ian Browne;

On Tuesday, we learned that the Triple-A season would be pushed back. On Wednesday, Worcester released a new schedule. (Chris Cotillo; Masslive)