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Daily Red Sox Links: Chaim Bloom, Mookie Betts, Eduardo Rodriguez

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The Mookie Betts deal was made official on Monday, and Chaim Bloom got to face the music. (John Tomase; NBC Sports Boston)

The buzz phrase of the presser, as has been the case since Bloom was first introduced, was “sustained success.” (Chad Jennings; The Athletic)

Bloom did acknowledge that the team will probably be worse in 2020 because of this deal. Which, yeah. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

He also said the CBT was not a major factor in this deal. Which, huh? (Christopher Price;

Monday was the first day for a lot of players in camp, and they reacted to the news. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)

With this deal done, Jason Mastrodonato argues that the team should start looking towards 2021. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald)

The next step for Boston: Finding a new manager. (Ian Browne;

Eduardo Rodriguez will have his arbitration hearing on Wednesday. (Nick Friar; WEEI)

It was revealed Monday that MLB could be tinkering with the postseason soon. (Joel Sherman; New York Post)