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Daily Red Sox Links: Chris Sale, Mookie Betts, Dustin Pedroia

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After signing his new extension, Chris Sale explains some of the thought process behind it on his end. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

Sale has been here for a few years now, but he’s still somewhat mysterious. Chad Jennings tries to give us a glimpse into who the ace is. (Chad Jennings; The Athletic) ($$)

It would be great if the next move was to extend Mookie Betts, but that’s very unlikely. Even so, trading him would be a mistake. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal) ($$)

We all know there are legitimate concerns with this team’s bullpen heading into the year, but Alex Cora is not as worried. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

Even beyond the bullpen, there is a big unknown wildcard on the Red Sox roster in the form of Dustin Pedroia’s knee. (Ian Browne;

Nothing is certain, but Sam Kennedy is trying to get an All-Star Game back at Fenway at some point in the next half-decade. (Chris Cotillo; Masslive)