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Daily Red Sox Links: Chris Sale, Dave Dombrowski, Blake Swihart

Today’s links look at the enormity of the Chris Sale trade, the market for relief pitching, and the trust in Pablo Sandoval.

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Chris Sale is already one of the best pitchers in baseball, and he could get even better. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

This is arguably the team’s biggest trade since the acquired arguably the best pitcher of all time. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

After the deal got done, Dave Dombrowski shared his philosophy with prospects. (Sean McAdam; CSN New England)

Boston also traded a haul for Tyler Thornburg, yet another example of the market around relief pitching. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

One of the big side effects of yesterday’s action is that Pablo Sandoval is being trusted at third base. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald)

With Mitch Moreland in tow, Hanley Ramirez can be expected to get a lot more time at DH. (Jen McCaffrey; Masslive)

In non-trade news, Jake Devereaux looks at the year that was for Blake Swihart. (Jake Devereaux; BP Boston)