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AL East News: Red Sox interested in re-signing Nuñez

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The Red Sox are reportedly interested in re-signing Eduardo Nuñez this winter. The veteran third baseman was acquired from the Giants at this year’s trade deadline.

Initially brought in as a way to stop the bleeding at the hot corner, Nuñez has been a surprising tour-de-offensive-force. Slashing an impressive .319/.351/.534 with eight home runs since hitting the East Coast.

The other benefit to re-signing the 30-year old is that he’ll probably come at very low cost to Boston. While it’s unclear if this motivation to bring the former All-Star back is an indication of him being an everyday strong hold for Boston, having him as a utility player is still a solid move.

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