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Daily Red Sox Links: Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez, Rick Porcello

Today’s links look at Mookie Betts being amazing, the reasons for Boston’s hot start and Rick Porcello’s changes.

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Evan Drellich has a look at how Mookie Betts is keeping his “feel” at the plate. Clearly, it’s working. (Evan Drellich; NBC Sports Boston)

Speaking of Mookie, Buck Showalter had some incredibly kind things to say about the Red Sox right fielder. (Mike Lupica;

The recent sweep of the Angels is just another point against those who point to the Red Sox schedule regarding their hot start. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)

Shawn McFarland lists the most important and surprising factors to this hot start. (Shawn McFarland; BP Boston)

Boston’s offense has been wildly impressive of late, and unsurprisingly their uptick has correlated with J.D. Martinez turning it on. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

Rick Porcello has totally transformed since last year, and Matt Kory has a look at exactly what’s changed. (Matt Kory; The Athletic) ($$)