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Daily Red Sox Links: Chris Sale, Craig Kimbrel, Tim Hyers

Chris Sale will start Game One of the World Series. In other, less obvious news, there may be a reason Craig Kimbrel has not been himself lately and Tim Hyers’ connection to the Red Sox and Dodgers.

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League Championship Series - Houston Astros v Boston Red Sox - Game One Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images

A baseball season provides a lot of lessons. The postseason provides even more. Here are the most important ones from the Red Sox’s run so far. (Matthew Kory; The Athletic) ($$)

Kyle Van Noy is both a Patriots linebacker and a brilliant baseball mind. (Joshua Schrock; NESN)

The Red Sox are in the World Series. That’s obvious. Here’s another thing that’s obvious: Chris Sale will start Game One. (Ian Browne; MLB)

Perhaps there’s a little more to Craig Kimbrel’s struggles of late. Let baseball P.I. Eric Gagne explain. (Bob Nightengale; USA Today)

Imagine knowing the ins and outs of the lineups of both the Red Sox and the Dodgers. That’s the actual situation for Tim Hyers. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Broadcasters have an exceptionally unique view of Red Sox postseason runs. (Chad Jennings: The Athletic) ($$)

It’s time to do some ol’ scouting of the two teams in the World Series. (Kimball Crossley; Boston Globe)