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Who Will Play 2B for Arizona?

Alberto Callaspo gets the 1st shot (Getty Images)

Orlando Hudson is out for the season and the D-Backs have several replacement options, none of which looks able to replace Hudson's baseball skills set, to say nothing of his leadership qualities. Among a myriad of mediocre options, Bob Melvin must piece together the best solution that he can.

All-Star second baseman Orlando Hudson, who suffered a torn ligament in his left thumb while sliding into third base last week against the Padres, will undergo season-ending surgery Monday. The ligament in the thumb pulled completely away from the bone when Hudson jammed his hand into the bag. Recovery time is six to eight weeks, and even if the Diamondbacks were to advance far into the...

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