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Daily Red Sox Links: Chris Sale, Garrett Whitlock, Chaim Bloom

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The Red Sox don’t need to make a big splash at the trade deadline to get an ace starting pitcher because Chris Sale is working his way back. (Mike Lupica;

Garrett Whitlock’s stellar 2021 season needs to be put into its proper context. (Rob Bradford; WEEI/Audacy)

With the trade deadline approaching, I bet you’d like to know what Chaim Bloom is planning. Well have I got the article for you. (Chad Jennings; The Athletic)

Rob Bradford sifted through the a month’s worth of data to see if MLB’s ban on foreign substances has had any effect on the Red Sox’s offense. (Rob Bradford; WEEI/Audacy)

*Local news broadcaster voice* A pair of Red Sox players were featured on the latest installment of FanGraphs’ trade value series, but the order in which they appear may surprise you. More at 11. (Ben Clemens and Kevin Goldstein; FanGraphs)

Some people say that Shohei Ohtani’s baseball talents come from a higher power. One of those people is Manny Ramirez and he is absolutely correct. (Jordan Cohn; WEEI/Audacy)