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Daily Red Sox Links: Mookie Betts, Rafael Devers, Rusney Castillo

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Chad Finn writes about the mix of disappointment in the year along with the occasional night like Tuesday when Fenway can still come alive. (Chad Finn;

Fenway was also excited on Wednesday when Carl Yastrzemski came out to throw the first pitch to his grandson. Here’s video of the moment. (Ryan Hannable; WEEI)

It’s been sort of a strange year for Rafael Devers, who has balanced his disappointment in the team’s results with excitement for his big year. (Bill Koch; Providence Journal)

The biggest question for this team as we look forward to next year, and in the wake of David Price being shut down, is just what they’ll get from their big-contract starting pitchers. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Mookie Betts could be returning to the lineup as soon as this weekend in Tampa Bay. (Christopher Smith; Masslive)

Rusney Castillo had another solid year in Pawtucket in which players and coaches all agree he deserves a chance in the majors. Except, well, everyone involved knows it’s not going to happen. (Stephanie Apstein; Sports Illustrated)