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Daily Red Sox Links: David Price, Craig Kimbrel, Pablo Sandoval

Today's links look at the recent bad Aprils from Red Sox pitchers, the importance of Carson Smith's eventual return, and the working relationship between the GM and the manager.

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Three starts into his season, let's check in on David Price's 2016. (Bryan Joiner; BP Boston)

The rotation as a whole has gotten off to a slow start, which has become a running theme for the Red Sox in recent years. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

One of the side effects of that ineffectiveness is an overworked bullpen that has looked vulnerable in recent outings. (Sam Galanis; NESN)

It should go without saying that it's too early to worry about Craig Kimbrel. (Sean McAdam; CSN New England)

The team called up Heath Hembree to help the bullpen, but what they really need is a quick return from Carson Smith. (Scott Lauber; ESPN Boston)

On that front, let's get an update on Smith's rehab as well as Eduardo Rodriguez'. (Christopher Smith; Masslive)

How exactly does the relationship between Dave Dombrowski and John Farrell work? (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

Pablo Sandoval wasn't able to get a second MRI on his shoulder due to inflammation. Evan Drellich asked some experts about the issue. (Evan Drellich; Boston Herald)

MLB.com put together the best duos in the minor leagues, and it's no surprise that a pair from Salem topped that list. (Jonathan Mayo; MLB.com)

Rafael Devers was a part of that duo, and here's some video of the young third baseman. (Matt Huegel; Sox Prospects)