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Daily Red Sox Links: Eduardo Rodriguez, Ian Desmond, All-Star Game

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Ian Desmond opted out of this current season after doing the same a year ago, but in the meantime he is also doing amazing work in his community. (Anna Katherine Clemmons, The New York Times)

MLB made a big move on Saturday with the announcement they moved the All-Star Game from Georgia in response to the state’s voting rights legislation. (Anthony Castrovince; MLB.com)

We know the NESN booth has been over it’s changes the last few years, so some have moved over to the radio. Where does the WEEI crew rank in FanGraphs Radio Broadcast crowdsourced rankings? (Ben Clemens; FanGraphs.com)

LeBron’s ownership stake in the Red Sox could confront difficult race relations with the team, which is hard not to see as a positive. (Joe Vardon; The Athletic)

Eduardo Rodriguez threw in a simulated game on Friday as we wait to hear when his return to the big-league mound will be. (Lauren Campbell; NESN)