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Daily Red Sox Links: Edwin Encarnacion, Torey Lovullo, Rich Hill

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Today’s links look at the importance of marginal roster moves, five candidates for GM, and some old friends heading to the World Series.

MLB: ALCS-Cleveland Indians at Toronto Blue Jays Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

With the offseason almost upon us, many words will be used to speculate on major moves to be made. However, as Rich Hill has proven, the marginal moves can have major impacts, too. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Edwin Encarnacion is out of the playoffs, but his time in October showed that he is a strong option for the Red Sox. (Evan Drellich; Boston Herald)

Here are five candidates who could take over the vacant GM role. (Hayden Bird;

Torey Lovullo is still expected to be a top candidate for the Diamondbacks managerial gig, but Mike Hazen won’t make a quick decision. (Jen McCaffrey; Masslive)

Yesterday, Terry Francona advanced to yet another World Series. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

He was able to do so on the back of Andrew Miller, who took home the ALCS MVP. (Bill Baer; Hardball Talk)