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Red Sox News & Links: What Will The Coaching Staff Look Like?

Plus, Nate Eovaldi is showing out again

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People probably aren’t focusing much attention on the open third base coaching position in light of the fact that the Red Sox still need to find someone to take over the entire operations, but nevertheless, here’s a look at some candidates for coaching vacancies. Could we get both Cora brothers in one dugout? (Keagan Stiefel, NESN)

But how much does the coaching staff matter, anyway? In baseball, it isn’t always clear, as talent generally wins out in the end. (Jen McCaffrey, The Athletic)

Someone else we’ll be saying goodbye to, in addition to Carlos Febles and Dave Bush: Kyle Barraclough, who elected free agency. It wasn't a very successful stint in Boston for Barraclough, but it was interesting one. “The Kyle Barraclough game” will be remembered around these parts for a long time. (Stephen Mottram,

A pitcher who did have a successful stint in Boston, on the other hand, is Nate Eovaldi. As he finds himself once again on the postseason stage, this time with the Texas Rangers. Eovaldi is showing why he’s a good investment. (Rob Bradford, WEEI)

Eovaldi will always be remembered fondly in New England, but not quite as fondly as the legendary 1967 team, who reunited yesterday. (Peter Abraham, Boston Globe)