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Daily Red Sox Links: Jackie Bradley Jr., Chris Sale, Joe Kelly

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Today we get ready for Chris Sale’s first start as a Red Sox, look at Boston’s outfield from a historical perspective and figure out the eighth inning.

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Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Andrew Benintendi aka the Killer Bs aka the #WinDanceRepeat crew bear a striking resemblance to a former star-studded Red Sox outfield featuring Fred Lynn, Jim Rice and Dwight Evans. (Scott Lauber; ESPN)

Bradley Jr. made a great catch on Opening Day, showing that he has not missed a beat defensively. (Steve Buckley; Boston Herald)

If Chris Sale were to apply for a job as the Red Sox’s No. 2 starter, he would be told he was overqualified in the interview. He makes his debut tomorrow night. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

And John Farrell couldn’t be more confident in his new ace. (Scott Lauber; ESPN)

Let’s have some fun with numbers from Opening Day. (Chris Teeter; BP Boston)

According to John Farrell, David Price is slowly making his way back and Tyler Thornburg is about to have his throwing shoulder re-examined. So that’s not a ton of news, but it is something. (Evan Drellich; CSNNE)

Betts, Benintendi, Sale and Xander Bogaerts walk into a bar. You can only take sign one of them,. Who’s it going to be? (Chad Finn; Boston.com)

We’ve taken a look at the Red Sox’s eighth inning problem. Christopher Smith thinks Joe Kelly should get the gig. (Christopher Smith; MassLive)

It won’t be happening overnight, but the Red Sox have a plan to update their Dominican training complex over the next few years. (Evan Drellich; CSNNE)

Now that David Ortiz has retired its time to stop shifting so much. (Russell A. Carleton; Baseball Prospectus)

MLB is changing how velocity is tracked. Noah Syndergaard will now be throwing 112 MPH. (Dave Cameron; Fangraphs)