Sox Drawer: Red Sox daily links


Welcome to the first edition of Sox Drawer, which will run every Tuesday and Thursday on BoSox Injection. We’ll be compiling material about the team from all corners of the Internet, as well as some general baseball-related links. If you have suggestions, please hit us up on Twitter @BoSoxInjection.

While Holt-A-Mania runnin’ wild, Jason Mastrodonato has the amazing (and well-researched) Brock Holt story over at Part two runs Wednesday.

The Sox are hot! Lost in Holt-A-Mania has been the resurgence of Daniel NavaWill Ossoff discusses Nava as Rocky Balboa.

Jeff Sullivan of Fangraphs examines the complicated nature of Jon Lester’s success and how it plays into his contract situation.

The Obnoxious Boston Fan has an entertaining letter from Larry Lucchino to Red Sox Nation.

Chad Finn has three reasons the Sox have gotten the benefit of the doubt from fans.

Two of my favorite baseball authors, Josh Wilker and Dan Epstein, profile 2014 Hall of Very Good inductee, the incomparable Luis TiantEpstein / Wilker

Erik Malinowski of remembers Tom Emanski, legend of the ESPN instructional video infomercial and close associate of Fred McGriff.

Stan Grossfeld of the Globe shows and tells us what it’s like to live and play in the Cape League. This is fantastic.

The Red Sox Foundation’s World Series Ring Raffle continues through July 27th. If the opportunity to wear the 2004, 2007 and 2013 World Series rings wasn’t enough, there’s also a trip to the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston. $10 is the minimum for five chances to win.

Check out Jackie Bradley‘s epic arm strength, with commentary from Phil Bausk of Chowder and Champions.