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Daily Red Sox Links: J.D. Martinez, Craig Kimbrel, J.T. Realmuto

In today’s links, we look back at the J.D. Martinez signing, hear another Craig Kimbrel rumor and discuss a blockbuster trade’s likelihood.

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Since we’re still waiting around on a sluggish offseason, let’s go back to last year when another slow offseason ended with the Red Sox signing J.D. Martinez. I’d say that worked out for everyone involved. (Mike Lupica;

Activity has been much harder to find this year, even though the Red Sox did bring back Nathan Eovaldi and Steve Pearce. Is that enough to keep pace with the rest of the AL contenders? (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)

There could still be another signing because as long as Craig Kimbrel remains a free agent, the Red Sox are going to be a rumored destination. (Rob Goldberg; Bleacher Report)

Trading for J.T. Realmuto would be the type of splashy move this offseason has been missing. However, its unclear if the Red Sox could even pull that off. (Ian Browne;

David Price will wear No. 10 next season. (NBC Sports Boston)

There are a number of statistics used to determine player value. Shane Tourtellotte looks at a handful as they pertain to the Hall of Fame. (Shane Tourtellotte ; The Hardball Times)