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Daily Red Sox Links: Xander Bogaerts, Andrew Benintendi, Chaim Bloom

As we covered pretty extensively in yesterday’s Links post, the Red Sox recent rotation woes are being blamed on illegal substances for grip, or at least there is an insinuation of malfeasance. The data doesn’t back it up. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe) Jonathan Papelbon was kind enough to share his...
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Red Sox: It’s time for Chaim Bloom and Xander Bogaerts to negotiate

BOSTON, MA - MAY 6: Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox poses for a photograph with the lineup card from his 1000th career game after a victory against the Detroit Tigers on May 6, 2021 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images)
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Daily Red Sox Links: Chaim Bloom, Jarren Duran, Garrett Whitlock

It was a great weekend for the Red Sox in the Bronx as they finished up a sweep against the Yankees on the road. Success there has not been commonplace of late, but they were able to flip the script this time around. (Chad Jennings; The Athletic) Garrett Whitlock got...
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Daily Red Sox Links: Xander Bogaerts, Chaim Bloom, Rafael Devers

The Red Sox have put themselves in a very good position through the first two months of the season, but things are about to get really tough with a crucial portion of their schedule upon us. (Julian McWilliams; Boston Globe) This is a big stretch to determine where the team...
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Chaim Bloom thinks baseball has a big entertainment problem

Chaim Bloom blames analytics for baseball’s ultimate suffering. While that’s a little shortsighted, Bloom makes a valid point in some aspects. Analytics is a common buzz word used by front office experts and old school baseball minds alike, often to shift blame on the trends of the modern game that they don’t like. Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom utilizes a unique blend of analytical thinking and the more simplistic eye test to run his team.
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Daily Red Sox Links: Chaim Bloom, Jarren Duran, Chris Sale

Chaim Bloom made the media rounds on Tuesday, and spoke broadly about many different topics. That obviously included the team’s performance so far, with which he is happy, though he also acknowledges there are still some problem areas. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe) One of those problem areas is with the...
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Daily Red Sox Links: Chaim Bloom, Hirokazu Sawamura, Brandon Workman

Jen McCaffrey takes a look back at how the Red Sox have gotten to this unexpected place — first place, to be exact — a month into the season. (Jen McCaffrey; The Athletic) Some savvy acquisitions from Chaim Bloom has certainly been part of the success story. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald)
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3 Chaim Bloom moves that helped Red Sox overcome Mookie Betts trade

Chaim Bloom’s Red Sox tenure got off to a rocky start in 2019, but there’s more than meets the eye with this general manager. Bloom’s hand was forced by ownership, which did not want to pay Betts an expensive extension that would have made him one of the richest players in all of baseball. So, the young GM dealt Betts out West to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for a package centered around Alex Verdugo and prospect Jeter Downs. Verdugo has since performed admirably and Downs remains the Sox No. 2 ranked prospect at 22 years of age.
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Daily Red Sox Links: Chaim Bloom, Alex Cora, Blaze Jordan

The Red Sox are playing at the best possible level right now, and they’re doing so largely in a way that was envisioned by Chaim Bloom when he put the roster together. (Jen McCaffrey; The Athletic) If you’re looking for the MVP of the team to this point, don’t look...
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Red Sox option Tanner Houck to Worcester: Chaim Bloom says rookie right-hander ‘is a capable major-league starting pitcher right now, but that doesn’t mean he’s a finished product’

The Red Sox optioning rookie right-hander Tanner Houck to the alternate training site in Worcester on Wednesday did not come as much of a surprise. With Eduardo Rodriguez set to make his season debut against the Orioles on Thursday, the Sox needed to open up a roster spot in order to activate the left-hander from the injured list.
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Daily Red Sox Links: Matt Barnes, Chaim Bloom, Enrique Hernández

Red Sox camp was upended a bit this weekend after news came out of Matt Barnes’s positive COVID test. So what happens down in Fort Myers in a situation like this? Alex Speier explains. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe) Once all of the contact tracing and subsequent tests are figured out,...