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Daily Red Sox Links: Chris Sale, Craig Kimbrel, Alex Cora

Today’s links look at Chris Sale’s thoughts on his latest outing, some trade rumors and Alex Cora’s plans with the lineup.

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Chris Sale had a rough outing on Monday, and as we learned last year Chris Sale is not shy about sharing his thoughts on rough outings. (John Tomase; WEEI)

All signs are pointing towards the Red Sox keeping Blake Swihart, and they may end up trading either Deven Marrero or Brock Holt before spring is over. (Evan Drellich; NBC Sports Boston)

Craig Kimbrel has returned to camp and he discussed his daughter’s recovery with reporters. (Mark Dunphy; Boston.com)

Alex Cora is planning to mix and match with his lineup, moving guys around and giving them days off. He is expecting full cooperation from his players, too. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

Brian Johnson has had some horrible luck over the last few years, but he’s continued to persevere and he’s now looking at a major-league job with the Red Sox. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald)

Over this past weekend, the Astros agreed to a big extension with Jose Altuve. What could it mean for some of Boston’s young stars? (Jen McCaffrey; Masslive)