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Daily Red Sox Links: J.D. Martinez, Joe Kelly, Rafael Devers

Today’s links look at some flattering comparisons for J.D. Martinez, a friendship in the clubhouse and updates on a couple injured players.

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J.D. Martinez hit a big home run on Thursday in Toronto, and after that game Alex Cora compared his slugger to a couple of the best from the last 20 years. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald)

Joe Kelly’s suspension was upheld, and Evan Drellich explains why. (Evan Drellich; NBC Sports Boston)

The Red Sox are going to have a tough time over the next week or so without the righty. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal) ($$)

It seems like a pretty tight clubhouse in Boston, and Chad Jennings has a story on a particularly close bond between Mitch Moreland and Rafael Devers. (Chad Jennings; The Athletic) ($$)

Marco Hernandez and Tyler Thornburg are both working their way back from injury, and Mark Chiarelli has updates on both. (Mark Chiarelli; Masslive)

Bobby Dalbec is a true all-or-nothing prospect. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)