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Daily Red Sox Links: Shohei Ohtani, Hanley Ramirez, Chris Sale

Today’s links include an oral history of the Marathon bombings and the aftermath, the Red Sox’ pursuit of Shohei Ohtani and Chris Sales’ thoughts on Sunday’s weather

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Tim Britton has an absolutely incredible oral history of the Boston Marathon bombings five years ago from the Red Sox players from that 2013 team. (Tim Britton; The Athletic) ($$$)

With today’s game cancelled the Red Sox now look ahead to their west-coast road trip, which begins with a matchup against Shohei Ohtani. (Nick Cafardo; Boston Globe)

The Red Sox, of course, went after Ohtani this past winter before he decided on Los Angeles, and Michael Silverman has a look at how they tried to get him to Boston. (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald)

There are a bunch of reasons the Red Sox have gotten off to the start they’ve gotten off to, but Hanley Ramirez is a big one. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald)

Chris Sale wasn’t a huge fan of the weather on Sunday. (Conor Ryan; Masslive)