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In every story I've read about the 3B market (Lowell & A-Rod), the Globe mentions Miguel Cabrera of the Marlins. Today's article mentioned that we might be more interested in him playing 1B. That move would probably upset fans because we all love Youk - and for good reason especially now with his well-deserved Gold Glove. However, obtaining Cabrera, if possible, is the right move to solve the Sox' biggest long-term problem: where is the thump in the lineup going to come from as Manny and Papi get older (and as Manny's contract runs out after this year).

Cabrera is the best clone of a young Manny in baseball today. If we can get him, put him at first for a year, maybe move Youk to third, don't sign Lowell (it hurts to type that), and then move Cabrera to left after this year to replace Manny. This guy is insanely good, and 24 years old.


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