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Top 5 MLB free-agent second basemen for 2020-21

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There's no shortage of productive middle infielders on the free-agent market heading into the 2021 season.

Second base typically isn't a position stocked with heavy hitters, but this year's crop of free agents features several high-quality bats.

Three-time All-Star and 2020 American League batting champion DJ LeMahieu headlines that list, as he'll look to cash in after two stellar seasons with the New York Yankees.

The Boston Red Sox' future at second base remains unclear with Dustin Pedroia's career likely over -- Michael Chavis, Yairo Munoz and Christian Arroyo saw time at the position in 2020 -- so perhaps they'll consider exploring the two-bagger market.

Let's take a look at the top five second basemen available:

Top 5 free-agent second basemen for 2020-21