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Daily Red Sox Links: Craig Kimbrel, David Price, David Ortiz

In today’s links, another free agent reliever signed. Does that improve the chances that Kimbrel will return to the Sox? Plus projections and Big Papi’s Hall of Fame path.

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It seemed almost certain that David Robertson was going to sign with the Red Sox, but the reliever is going to Philadelphia instead. (Darren Hartwell; NBC Sports Boston)

As more relievers like Robertson are taken off the market, Craig Kimbrel becomes an even more likely candidate to return to the Sox. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

David Price is the new Frank Viola? (Christopher Smith; MassLive)

David Ortiz is a Hall of Famer. I’m not here to argue about that. However, as Edgar Martinez gets closer in the balloting, Ortiz’s spot is becoming more secure. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

Tony La Russa wants the Red Sox to go back to the drawing board to start 2019. (Nick Cafardo; Boston Globe)

The Sox may not be a real contender for Bryce Harper, but imagine how this offseason would look if Harper didn’t have that 2015 MVP season. (Craig Edwards; FanGraphs)