Here are some news, notes and links from around Boston Red Sox camp.
- Alex Speier from WEEI.com takes a position by position look at the Boston Red Sox, without Marco Scutaro to man the shortstop position.
- Speier also writes about pitcher Micheal Bowden, a former top Red Sox prospect who now faces a cross roads as he struggles to make the club and will likely end up in Pawtucket for yet another season.
- Marc Normandin from Over the Monster, the SBNation blog about the Boston Red Sox, writes about how Daniel Bard scouted himself as a starting pitcher for FanGraphs.
- Sean McAdam from Comcast Sports Net New England writes about how recently signed pitchers Aaron Cook and Vincente Padilla could benefit from starting the season in the minor leagues.
- Don Orsillo at NESN.com has his weekly mailbag, where he writes that Kevin Youkilis looks healthy going into his last year under a Red Sox contract.