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Daily Red Sox Links: Mookie Betts, Manny Ramirez, Justin Upton

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Today's links look at the lowering correlation between payroll and wins, Manny Ramirez's Hall of Fame case, and Rafael Devers' tear through the minors.

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The Red Sox are among many teams who have spent a lot of money this winter, even as the correlation between payroll and wins continues to drop. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)

Has the organization been able to find so many good young position players by targeting shorter prospects? (Nikhil Chaturvedi; Pinstripe Alley)

Mookie Betts is one of those shorter players, and he has nothing but a bright future ahead of him. (Matt Kory; BP Boston)

As part of his Sunday Notes, Nick Cafardo reviews Manny Ramirez's upcoming Hall of Fame case. (Nick Cafardo; Boston Globe)

It's almost certain that he won't make it next year. Let's just hope he stays on the ballot. (Chad Finn; Boston.com)

With Justin Upton still without a home, could the Red Sox swoop in? (Christopher Smith; Masslive)

Rafael Devers continues on track to be a premier prospect in the league. (Sox Prospects)

If the Red Sox are going to have a good 2016, getting off to a strong start will be a key. (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald)

The Blue Jays joined the AL East bullpen arms race by acquiring Drew Storen over the weekend. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)