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Daily Red Sox Links: Jarren Duran, Tanner Houck, Chris Sale

Minnesota Twins v Boston Red Sox Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images

Thursday was supposed to be a big day for Red Sox fans as their most hyped prospect, Jarren Duran, was set to make his major-league debut. Then the game got postponed, and the whole weekend has been thrown for a loop. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

The fact that the team was willing to call Duran up right now, in Yankee Stadium ahead of a crucial stretch in the season, speaks to their confidence in his ability to block out the pressure. It seems they’ve got good reason to feel that way. (Chris Cotillo; Masslive)

Tanner Houck was also set to re-join the Red Sox this weekend, and he was ready to fill whatever role the team needed on any given day. (Mia McCarthy;

This infusion of young talent is going to give the team an energy boost down the stretch. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)

It appears Aaron Judge was among the Yankee players who tested positive on Thursday, resulting in the postponement of the game. (Jeff Passan; ESPN)

Chris Sale made his first rehab appearance down in Florida Thursday afternoon, and he felt great after. (Lauren Campbell; NESN)

One of the Red Sox draft picks once was teammates with a future Patriots quarterback. (Nick ‘Fitzy’ Stevens; WEEI)