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Daily Red Sox Links: All about Hanley Ramirez

A whole bunch of Hanley thoughts.

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Toronto Blue Jays Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports

In a surprising turn of events, it was revealed that Alex Cora was the man behind the Hanley Ramirez decision. (Andrew Mahoney;

One effect of this move is that there is little doubt that Cora and Dave Dombrowski are the ones who are in charge. (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald)

Sean McAdam has his breakdown of this move, including why the Red Sox took the unusual step to say that it was Alex Cora’s decision. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)

So, how did we get here? (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

For as much as this move makes sense the more time has gone on, there’s no doubt the Red Sox are taking a big risk here. (Evan Drellich; NBC Sports Journal)

As part of the fallout, we are likely about to see more Blake Swihart. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

Mitch Moreland has been fine playing in a reduced role all year to this point, but his good play is now being rewarded with an everyday role. (Christopher Smith; Masslive)