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Daily Red Sox Links: Chris Sale, Michael Chavis, J.D. Martinez

In today’s links, Chris Sale makes adjustments, Michael Chavis could play a new position and J.D. Martinez seeks advice.

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MLB: Boston Red Sox at Chicago White Sox Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports

Chris Sale is back to his ace-like form and the signs that he would get there were present before he tossed an absolute gem on Wednesday night. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Alex Cora is aware that Michael Chavis needs to be in the lineup by any means necessary. (Ryan Hannable; WEEI)

Even though he is an All Star, J.D. Martinez can still learn from his father. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

The Red Sox may have some inconsistencies in the bullpen, but Matt Barnes has been the steadying force. (Chad Jennings; The Athletic) ($$)

Since the Red Sox aren’t at full strength in the rotation, Mike Shawaryn has a shot as a temporary starter. (John Tomase; NBC Sports Boston)

Craig Kimbrel still hasn’t signed with a team and that could be bad news for his former squad. (Christopher Smith; MassLive)