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Iglesias leading candidate at shortstop

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said the idea of adding a shortstop is a "back-burner" issue for the team given their other needs.

The Red Sox are being careful not to say they're planning on 22-year-old Jose Iglesias getting the job. But that is clearly what they are hoping will happen.

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