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Daily Red Sox Links: Alex Cora, Martín Pérez, Mookie Betts

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Once the offseason officially gets underway and the 2020 season is officially put in the books, both A.J. Hinch and Alex Cora will be eligible to be hired again, with both having a decent chance at getting a manager job right away. There are mixed feelings about this around the league. (Andy McCullough, Brittany Ghiroli and Marc Carig; The Athletic)

Cora is, of course, the perceived favorite for the Red Sox gig. Despite that, they’ve interviewed a number of other candidates as well. (Dave Green; NBC Sports Boston)

In terms of non-manager tasks, one of the first decisions to be made by the Red Sox this winter will be what to do about Martín Pérez’s option for 2021. That is not the slam dunk it was presumed to be, it seems. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)

What kind of players could the team be targeting in the bullpen in free agency? (Christopher Smith; Masslive)

Mookie Betts spoke with David Ortiz and they touched on the trade. (WEEI)