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Daily Red Sox Links: Mookie Betts, Marcell Ozuna, Brian Johnson

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As a reader of this site, you already know this, but the Red Sox never should have traded Mookie Betts. (Bill Thompson: Beyond the Box Score)

Just ask David Ortiz. (Dave Green; NBC Sports Boston)

Or David Price. (Chris Cotillo; MassLive)

Or Ken Rosenthal. (Ken Rosenthal: The Athletic)

Or anyone with two eyes.

If you can believe it, after trading Betts, an outfielder, last offseason, the Red Sox have been connected with a few free agent outfielders this offseason. Jen McCaffrey takes a look at some of those outfielders. (Jen McCaffrey; The Athletic)

Marcell Ozuna is a name we’ve been hearing more and more, but the Red Sox, should they make a run for his services, will have competition, particularly from the team Ozuna played for in 2020. (Tim Kelly: WEEI)

On the pitching side, the Red Sox could add a few arms by leveraging the fear some teams have about future expiring contracts. (John Tomase; NBC Sports Boston)

Check out MassLive’s top 30 prospects in the Red Sox organization. (Christopher Smith; MassLive)

Speaking of Red Sox prospects, here’s a deep dive on the entire farm system. (Sam Dykstra;

We’ve talked a lot about trading away a player and potentially adding more, but what about Brian Johnson, who was simply let go? (Rob Bradford; WEEI)