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Daily Red Sox Links: David Ortiz, Babe Ruth, Rob Manfred

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You’ll never guess who made number one on Ian Browne’s list of top designated hitters in Red Sox history. (Ian Browne;

The Red Sox won’t have too high of expectations if there’s a 2020 season, but as Sean McAdam points out, that hasn’t stopped some Red Sox teams in the past. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)

Chad Jennings wonders about an alternate history in which Babe Ruth never leaves Boston. (Chad Jennings; The Athletic)

There were two very good articles parsing through MLB’s claims about how much they stand to lose this year. First, from Rob Mains. (Rob Mains; Baseball Prospectus)

And also from Craig Edwards at FanGraphs. (Craig Edwards; FanGraphs)

There aren’t going to be crowds at Fenway for a bit, but there will be a concert there that you can watch online next Friday. (Chris Cotillo; Masslive)