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Daily Red Sox Links: Tanner Houck, Triston Casas, Omar Vizquel

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Omar Vizquel is being sued for sexual harassment by a former Birmingham Baron batboy. (Warning: This story is a difficult read) (Katie Strang; The Athletic)

The US baseball team, which was in part led by Triston Casas came up just short in the Olympics. Japan won their first Gold Medal. (Joe Varden; The Athletic)

Did the lack of moves at the trade deadline cause the team to board the Struggle Bus ticketed to a disappointing season? (Christopher Smith; Mass Live)

Does the Sox have a Chris Sale clone that we bring some life to this team? (David Adler;

The Red Sox might have a COVID-19 situation as J.D. Martinez lands on the COVID IL, and bench coach Will Venable also tested positive before the doubleheader yesterday. (Julian McWilliams; Boston Globe)

Xander Bogaerts takes some of the blame for the team’s weeks-long struggle. (Jenna Ciccotelli;

Who is worse? Pitchers who hit or hitters who pitch? (Ben Lindbergh; The Ringer)