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Daily Red Sox Links: Chris Sale, Tyler Thornburg, Mookie Betts

Today’s links look at Chris Sale’s dominance, the injuries in the back of the rotation and a Yankees trade rumor.

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We all know that Chris Sale isn’t Pedro Martinez, but Chad Finn looks at some similarities between the two electric Red Sox aces. (Chad Finn;

Tyler Thornburg finally made his debut for Boston on Friday, and he understandably had some jitters during the appearance. (Christopher Smith; Masslive)

Sam Miller has a really interesting look at Mike Trout and Mookie Betts, and how their approaches are both eerily similar and completely different. (Sam Miller; ESPN)

Things aren’t going well for the injured back-end starters for the Red Sox, which means Brian Johnson will be in the rotation for a while. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

Drew Pomeranz is one of those injured back-end starters, and he’s focusing on his mechanics right now. (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald)

There are rumors that the Yankees could be interested in Mike Moustakas. That shouldn’t concern the Red Sox too much. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

How many All Stars will the Red Sox actually end up with? (Chad Jennings; The Athletic) ($$)