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Daily Red Sox Links: Franchy Cordero, Hirokazu Sawamura; Kim Ng

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MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

For the most part things are pretty good with the Red Sox, even after an ugly loss on Saturday. There are, however, some issues, including Franchy Cordero looking lost at the plate right now. (Justin Leger; NBC Sports Boston)

Something that can be easy to forget is that players from other countries coming in and transitioning to a different culture is difficult. (Christopher Smith; Mass Live)

The initial MLB Draft League — a new league added this year after the destruction of the minors — rosters are a bit underwhelming. (Keith Law; The Athletic)

Even after the hiring of Kim Ng, women in baseball say MLB has a LONG way to go. (Joon Lee; ESPN)

Tanner Houck had a ‘Ah-ha’ moment after watching Chris Sale throw a bullpen session that has helped him get to this point. (Christopher Smith; Mass Live)

Worcester will have 12 percent capacity for Opening Day. (Michael Bonner; Mass Live)