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Daily Red Sox Links: Wade Miley, Rick Porcello, Justin Masterson

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Today's links look at the acquisitions of Wade Miley, Rick Porcello and Justin Masterson from every conceivable angle.

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With the team acquiring three-fifths of a rotation in the blink of an eye, the entirety of the Boston baseball media has a #hottake on who they acquired, what they should do, how it got to this point and where it all went wrong. These are their stories:

...Tim Britton focuses on the effect picking up so many ground ball pitchers will have on the Red Sox's philosophy (Providence Journal) ...

... Eric Wilbur spends some time talking about how middle of the road the team's staff is, and why that's not a bad thing (Boston.com) ...

... Alex Speier digs into the financial reasons behind the Sox's decisions (WEEI) ...

... Jason Mastrodonato believes the team can still add to what could be a division-winning rotation (MassLive) ...

... while Ricky Doyle wonders aloud whether or not the team improved at all with the acquisitions of Rick Porcello, Justin Masterson and Wade Miley (NESN) ...

... Nick Carfardo makes the case for the need to acquire an ace to lead the staff (Boston Globe) ...

... Michael Silverman makes the same case, but with a punnier headline and a more overwhelming sense of disappointment  (Boston Herald) ...

... a level of disappointment matched only by, you guessed it,  Dan Shaughnessy, who continues to be a hero to curmudgeons everywhere. (Boston Globe)