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Daily Red Sox Links: Manny Machado, J.D. Martinez, Yasiel Puig

Hot stove action is still nowhere to be found. But hot stove speculation is alive and well.

MLB: Oakland Athletics at Baltimore Orioles Patrick McDermott-USA TODAY Sports

There’s more than one reason the Red Sox would be smart to trade for Manny Machado. (Jacob Shafer; Bleacher Report)

Another solution, as has been discussed into the ground and down to the core of the planet, is signing J.D. Martinez, who Boston might like to use as a DH. (Marc Normandin; SB Nation)

Would a Jackie Bradley Jr. trade for Yasiel Puig have made sense? (Christopher Smith; MassLive)

Blake Swihart isn’t just a catcher. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)

Former Red Sox prospect Lars Anderson has pulled a Men at Work. (David Laurila and Lars Anderson; FanGraphs)

While it isn’t technically Red Sox news, the team’s owner, John Henry, has made some major personnel changes at the Boston Globe, which he acquired in 2013. (Don Seiffert; Boston Business Journal)