Thursday, July 31, 2014

Boston Red Sox Trade Jon Lester to Oakland Athletics

The Boston Red Sox have agreed to trade Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics with Jonny Gomes for Yoenis Cespedes!.  Lester has started 241 games for the Red Sox since the 2006 season, winning 110 games, including 10 in 2014.  2012 was the only time Lester lost double digit games in a season and the only season he finished with a record under .500.


The Athletics will add Lester to their rotation that features Sonny GrayScott Kazmir.  They added Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel in a trade with the Chicago Cubs for Addison Russell. So now that Lester has been dealt, where will David Price go, if dealt today by the Tampa Bay Rays?

Cespedes plus the Green Monster is like a dream come true for fantasy baseball!

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