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Daily Red Sox Links: Chris Sale, Sandy Leon, Pablo Sandoval

Today we gush some more about Chris Sale, Sandy Leon continues to make his case and we don’t panic (yet) about Pablo Sandoval.

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We’re not even close to done unboxing Chris Sale’s magical Red Sox debut. What makes him so effective? (Darren Hartwell; NESN)

Not everyone found Sale’s debut easy to watch, least of all old friends from the South Side of Chicago. (Daryl Van Schouwer; Chicago Sun Times)

As great as Sale was in his debut, the game itself showed that it takes more than one great player to win games. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

One of those things is a Sandy Leon walkoff. After a quick start (SMALL SAMPLE SIZE ALERT), is he set up to be the starting catcher all year? (Chad Finn;

Even if the first two games haven’t given much indication to support it, Pablo Sandoval could still be a pleasant surprise in 2017. (Rich Levine;

You can never have too many prospect rankings lists. You’ll notice a familiar pattern in this one. (Ryan Hannable; WEEI)

When teams win World Series they give stuff out to fans. Who gives the most? Who gives the least? The answers may surprise you. (Frank Firke; The Hardball Times)