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Daily Red Sox Links: Mookie Betts, Steven Wright, Jason Varitek

Today’s links look at the recent run by the offense, a possible explanation for Drew Pomeranz’ struggles, and the Red Sox defense.

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After looking like a legitimate force early on in the year, the Red Sox offense has had some legitimate issues of late. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal) ($$)

So, it’s probably not a great thing that Mookie Betts left Saturday’s game early with a hamstring injury. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald)

In more roster news, Steven Wright has been officially activated from the disabled list, meaning the clock on his 15-game suspension has started. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

Drew Pomeranz had a rough night on Friday, and the Red Sox coaching staff is trying to figure out if he was tipping pitches. (Evan Drellich; NBC Sports Boston)

Nick Cafardo looks at some potential future managers with no experience, including Jason Varitek. (Nick Cafardo; Boston Globe)

The defensive metrics do not have nice things to say about the Red Sox right now. Are they right? (Matt Kory; The Athletic) ($$)