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Daily Red Sox Links: Dave Dombrowski, Ian Kinsler, Kelvin Herrera

Todays links look at the decision to not add a bullpen piece on Tuesday, Ian Kinsler’s introduction to the Red Sox, and opt-outs in the minors.

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The Red Sox, surprisingly, did not add to their bullpen on Tuesday. Dave Dombrowski is comfortable with the current group. (Julian Benbow; Boston Globe)

Now, that current group has a chance to prove Dombrowski right. (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald)

As it turns out, however, the Red Sox did have a chance to make a move, and apparently got relatively close to a deal for Kelvin Herrera. (John Tomase; WEEI)

They did land Ian Kinsler, though, and he was greeted to the Red Sox clubhouse by some familiar faces. (Bill Koch; Providence Journal)

Staying with Kinsler, here are some fun fact about the new second baseman. (Mark Dunphy;

This is likely of little consequence in the grand scheme of things, but it’s worth noting that both Brandon Phillips and Adam Lind have opt-outs coming up. (Chris Cotillo; Masslive)