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Daily Red Sox Links: Chris Sale, Matt Barnes, Sam Travis

In today’s links, Chris Sale and Matt Barnes didn’t have their best stuff working on Wednesday and Sam Travis is going across the pond with the rest of the Red Sox.

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Even though he wasn’t sharp all day on Wednesday, Chris Sale can still dial it up with the proper motivation. (John Tomase; NBC Sports Boston)

You might want to put all the blame on the bullpen for the Red Sox’s loss on Wednesday, but Sale deserves some of it as well. It’s something that has been true a little too often recently. (Amin Touri; WEEI)

Perhaps a more staggered workload for Matt Barnes could help matters. (Christopher Smith; MassLive)

Because something has to give in the late innings. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)

Things aren’t all bad in Boston, which means there is certainly hope to be found. (Chad Jennings; The Athletic) ($$)

Pack your bags, Sam Travis. You’ve earned yourself a trip to the UK. (Amin Touri; WEEI)