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Daily Red Sox Links: Mookie Betts, Kirby Yates, Andrew Benintendi

In today’s links, Mookie Betts should stick around but potential trades are still out there. Plus, Andrew Benintendi knows the path ahead.

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The Red Sox would be better served by keeping Mookie Betts on the field and not putting him on the trading block. (Chad Finn; Boston Globe)

That doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be looking for deals. Ken Giles and Kirby Yates are some names to remember in that regard. (Michael DePrisco; NBC Sports Boston)

Andrew Benintendi showed signs of life last night and that keeps with his plan for the rest of the season. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

Inertia is not what you want at this point in the campaign. (Matt Martell; Sports Illustrated)

I feel like we’ve seen articles about the necessity for the Red Sox to kick things into gear all season but that doesn’t make the sentiment any less accurate today. (Steve Buckley; The Athletic) ($$)

Red Sox baseball has not been something many people want to watch. (Alex Reimer; WEEI)