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Daily Red Sox Links: Chris Sale, Christian Yelich, Josh Donaldson

In today’s links, Chris Sale once again has second half issues to blame for his lack of a Cy Young award. Plus alternate realities where the Red Sox employ Christian Yelich and trade for Josh Donaldson.

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I said all year that Chris Sale would win the AL Cy Young Award. He did not and its not a new occurrence. (NBC Sports Boston)

The Red Sox are not exactly wanting for outfielders, but imagine having Christian Yelich in the mix as well. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

If you are somehow without a source for offseason news for the Sox, here’s a good rundown. (Mark Polishuk; MLB Trade Rumors)

Speaking of offseason transactions, fill in the blank: trading for Josh Donaldson would be a _______ move for the Sox? (David Schoenfield; ESPN)

Fenway Park isn’t just for baseball. It’s also housed some iconic moments in other sports. For example, a critical catch for MLB veteran and Harvard football player Pete Varney. (Steve Buckley; The Athletic) ($$)

If you’re here for MLB farm team rankings, you’re in the right place. Before you continue, just know that Boston is not in the best spot. (Craig Edwards; FanGraphs)

Juan Centeno isn’t going to fix the farm system, but he’s a catcher on a minor league deal the Sox signed this week. (Chris Cotillo; MassLive)