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Daily Red Sox Links: Craig Kimbrel, Mike Napoli, Todd Frazier

Today Craig Kimbrel is pefect, Mike Napoli wasn’t close to coming back and Todd Frazier isn’t the answer.

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It may seem crazy, but just a few simple adjustments have led to Craig Kimbrel’s dominance in 2017. (Sam Galanis; NESN)

Speaking of Kimbrel, he’s essentially back to being a perfect reliever. (Jeff Sullivan; Fangraphs)

Xander Bogaerts and Andrew Benintendi both need to be hitting for the Red Sox to succeed. They did just that last night and seem to be headed in the right direction. (Jen McCaffrey; MassLive)

Mike Napoli, who was a solid contributor and fan favorite during his run with the Red Sox, was a free agent this past winter but there was not much of a conversation between Boston’s front office and Napoli’s camp about bringing him back. (Evan Drellich; CSNNE)

John Farrell is getting a lot of the blame for the Red Sox’s issues, but does Dave Dombrowski deserve some of it as well? (Chad Finn;

The Red Sox are apparently looking at Todd Frazier as a possible third base fix. Some think that’s a bad idea. (Chris Teeter; BP Boston)