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Daily Red Sox Links: Alex Cora, Rafael Devers, Xander Bogaerts

Today’s links look at the team’s potential needs in the bullpen, Alex Cora’s decision making on Tuesday and the high-minors relief depth.

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Tuesday’s loss brought some worries about a bullpen that has actually performed really well this year. Is it built for long-term success, though? (Evan Drellich; NBC Boston)

Most expect the Red Sox to trade for a reliever, but the lack of depth in the farm system could prove to be an issue. Dave Dombrowski isn’t worried about that last part, though. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)

Part of bullpen success is proper managing, and Alex Cora made what was in my opinion a clear mistake using Robby Scott in the eighth inning on Tuesday. The manager explains his decision here. (Christopher Smith; Masslive)

Alex Speier explains why trading Rafael Devers makes little-to-no sense for the Red Sox right now. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Next to Devers on the left side of the infield is Xander Bogaerts, who is starting to put it all together. (Chad Finn;

Dustin Pedroia only made it back for a week before hitting the disabled list again, and there hasn’t been much news since then. The team is still optimistic he’ll be back, though. I’ll be honest, that they are putting out optimism about a return this year has me thinking he might not be back this year. (Ian Browne;

David Price has an idea to get out of pitching in the All-Star Game. (John Tomase; WEEI)

Ian Cundall has a look at some of the relief depth in the high-minors. (Ian Cundall; Sox Prospects)