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Daily Red Sox Links: Fernando Abad, Dave Dombrowski, Yoan Moncada

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Today’s links look at holding on to the top prospects, the high price of starting pitching this year, and the biggest deadline moves in recent franchise history.

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The Red Sox didn’t do much on the final day before the non-waiver deadline, but they were able to hold on to their top prospects. (Ryan Hannable; WEEI)

They were able to add Fernando Abad, who gives them the true left specialist they’ve been lacking. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

It continues a trend of Dave Dombrowski adding depth to the bullpen, an area that has plagued him in the past. (Evan Drellich; Boston Herald)

Boston made some effort to add another starting pitcher, but the prices were extremely high. (Christopher Smith; Masslive)

Despite some speculation, don’t expect Yoan Moncada to fill a pinch runner specialist role later in the year. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)

Nick Canelas looks back at some of the biggest trade deadline pickups from the Red Sox over the last 16 years. (Nick Canelas; BP Boston)