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Daily Red Sox Links: Manny Machado, Xander Bogaerts, Eric Filia

Today’s links look at the Manny Machado rumors, the bullpen, and the latest with Hanley Ramirez.

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Chad Finn argues that Manny Machado would cost too much in a trade to make sense for the Red Sox. (Chad Finn;

Evan Drellich, meanwhile, wonders why the Red Sox would all of a sudden trade Rafael Devers. (Evan Drellich; NBC Sports Boston)

Xander Bogaerts is having a big series in Seattle, which is nice for Alex Cora to see since the manager has been among the biggest supporters of the shortstop. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

The bullpen wasn’t great on Saturday, but they’ve been very good for the most part and a huge reason the team has been as successful as they’ve been. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald)

Craig Kimbrel has been a big part of that, though as Sean McAdam points out it’s been a little less dominant than last year. Which, ya know, obviously. That was an all-time great season. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)

It’s a little weird that Hanley Ramirez hasn’t signed with anyone, right? (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

Recently, the Red Sox acquired outfielder Eric Filia to complete their Roenis Elias trade with the Mariners. Well, Filia failed his physical and now Boston is just taking cash back. (Christopher Smith; Masslive)