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Daily Red Sox Links: Alex Verdugo, Jimmy Rollins, and Sean Kazmar Jr.

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Chicago White Sox v Boston Red Sox Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images

In case you missed it or have forgotten, Chris Cotillo reminds us why the are Red Sox wearing yellow and blue uniforms. (Chris Cotillo; Mass Live)

Against all the odds, the Red Sox are in first place in the AL East. That said, it’s obviously still early, so is this sustainable? (Chad Jennings; The Athletic)

This video with Alex Verdugo explaining his approach to hitting is a must-watch. (Trevor Hass;

A former Rookie of the Year who has since become an important part of the team’s scouting department helped the Red Sox snag Rule 5 selection Garrett Whitlock. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Jimmy Rollins, ex-Philie, reflects on the decline in African American players in Major League Baseball. (Jimmy Rollins, NBC

Sean Kazmar Jr.’s journey to return to the majors is a great story and one that many baseball fans are going to be following all year. (Andrew Simon.