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Daily Red Sox Links: Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez, Craig Kimbrel

The regular season is over, so let’s stop this song and dance and give Mookie Betts the MVP award. Plus let’s marvel at J.D. Martinez’s lofty home run total and puzzle about the bullpen.

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The ‘M’ in MVP is about to stand for Mookie Betts. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

Betts had a season for the ages. (Craig Edwards; FanGraphs)

Shohei Ohtani was one of numerous people impressed by Betts this season. (Dakota Randall; NESN)

J.D. Martinez may not have won the triple crown, but 43 home runs is something special. I guess the Red Sox made the right call signing him. (Christopher Smith; MassLive)

What if Boston’s relievers got to decide how the bullpen will be utilized this postseason? (Jen McCaffrey; The Athletic) ($$)

We really have no idea how Alex Cora is going to organize his bullpen plan, especially after he said he would alter his handling of Craig Kimbrel and then didn’t. (Christopher Smith; MassLive)