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Hot Stove Lunch: Red Sox add to list of 2B candidates; Cubs coming to the Fort; links from around MLB

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This is a new daily BSJ off-season feature that will arrive in time for your lunch, Monday-Friday.

A spin around the leagues with the latest news, notes and rumors around Major League Baseball:


There's no shortage of possibilities for the Red Sox at second base early next season, while Dustin Pedroia recovers from a knee procedure.

There’s Brock Holt, Tzu-Wei Lin, Marco Hernandez and Deven Marrero, all already on the roster. And there’s the possibility that Blake Swihart, of all, people, could get a look, too. Swihart is recovered, finally, from the ankle injury which first sidelined him in 2016, and is trying to expand on his versatility by moving around the diamond. Second base hasn’t been rule out.