In today’s links, Jackie Bradley Jr. continues his quest to hit better, Andrew Benintendi reps the Blues and J.D. Martinez will leave the home run hitting to the regular season.

Hitting has been difficult for Jackie Bradley Jr. but perhaps it won’t be all season. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Andrew Benintendi may play for a team in Boston, but that doesn’t change his favorite teams outside of baseball. (Darren Hartwell; NBC Sports Boston)

J.D. Martinez can hit home runs better than most people on the planet but he’d like to keep it to actual games. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)