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Daily Red Sox Links: Eduardo Rodriguez, Phillips Valdez, Alex Verdugo

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Eduardo Rodriguez gave the team and fans a scare on Friday. “Luckily” it was only a migraine, and Alex Cora was correct in taking a cautious approach. (Steve Buckley; The Athletic)

Phillips Valdez stepped up big time after Rodriguez left. The righty, who just re-joined the team this weekend, also changed up his pitch mix. (Christopher Smith; Mass Live)

When Jarren Duran arrived, Alex Verdugo was in a slump and dropped in the starting lineup. Since the change, Verdugo has gotten his groove back. (Julian McWilliams; Boston Globe)

MLB is going to test an electronic device that would allow catchers to give signals to pitchers. (Alden Gonzalez;

Some minor league players in the Los Angeles Angels organization come forward on the poor conditions they have to live in. (Joon Lee;

Max Scherzer was scratched from his weekend start with triceps information. How will this affect the trade deadline? (