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Daily Red Sox Links: J.D. Martinez, Jackie Bradley Jr., Mookie Betts

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Today’s links look at negotiating tactics of Scott Boras, the possibility of signing Eduardo Nuñez, and David Price’s thoughts on Alex Cora.

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Scott Boras came out and refuted a report from earlier in the week that claimed his client, J.D. Martinez, was “fed up” with the Red Sox in negotiations. (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald)

One big argument for Boras this winter has been comparing Martinez to Yoenis Cespedes. Is he better than the Mets outfielder? (Nick Cafardo; Boston Globe)

According to a report, the Red Sox discussed a possible trade to acquire Edwin Encarnacion from the Indians, but balked at giving up Jackie Bradley Jr. (John Tomase; WEEI)

Ian Browne argues for the Red Sox to bring back Eduardo Nuñez. (Ian Browne; RedSox.com)

Overall 2017 was still a good year for Mookie Betts, but he’s more fun to watch at the plate when he’s more aggressive. (Cam Ellis; BP Boston)

Consider David Price an early fan of new manager Alex Cora. (Christopher Smith; Masslive)

Sean McAdam looks forward to spring training by ranking the bottom half of the team’s 40-man roster. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)