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Daily Red Sox Links: Chaim Bloom, Christian Vázquez, Jackie Bradley Jr.

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The trade deadline was a good first step for Chaim Bloom, but that’s all it was. (John Tomase; NBC Sports Boston)

Not only was Monday the trade deadline, but it was also the day the luxury tax penalties reset for the Red Sox. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

Christian Vázquez, for his part, was relieved to still be with the team when the dust settled. (Steve Hewitt; Boston Herald)

Jackie Bradley Jr. was another name who many thought could be dealt but was not. Could he be here beyond 2021, too? (Christopher Smith; Masslive)

Should they have kept all these guys, though? (Chad Finn;

Rob Bradford looks back at how Mitch Moreland got to Boston in the first place. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

How do scouts feel the Red Sox did? (Jen McCaffrey and Chad Jennings; The Athletic)