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Daily Red Sox Links: The Mookie Betts Edition

Today's links cover the major news of the weekend, the Mookie Betts promotion.

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Obviously, the big story over the weekend was the promotion of Mookie Betts. Alex Speier looks at some of the fallout of that decision. (Alex Speier;

John Farrell was sure to emphasize that Betts should not be regarded as a savior. (Jason Mastrodonato;

In Steve Buckley's opinion, the move is a sign of desperation. (Steve Buckley; Boston Herald)

There's one guy in particular who will likely lose playing time with Betts on the roster. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Along with his mailbag, Chad Finn shares his thoughts on the promotion. (Chad Finn;

Buster Olney writes that Betts' arrival exemplifies a new strategy for the Red Sox. (Buster Olney; ESPN Boston) ($$$)