In today’s links, we look at improvements by being made by players all over the roster.

Mookie Betts is an MVP winner and annual contender for the award for a reason. Well, many reasons actually. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Chris Sale is Chris Sale again. (John Tomase; NBC Sports)

Sale isn’t the only one who is back to being himself and that means the Red Sox as a whole are in a good spot. (Chad Jennings; The Athletic) ($$)