Breaking News: Jon Lester Reportedly Traded to Oakland Athletics

According to multiple reports, Red Sox lefthander Jon Lester has been traded to the Oakland Athletics along with Jonny Gomes. In return, the Red Sox will receive slugger Yoenis Cespedes. Live Trade Deadline Updates In Cespedes, Red Sox are Getting a Home-Run Hitting Outfielder with a Cannon

Finn: Tough to See Lester Go, but Cespedes is Fascinating

Don't know about you, but I know which team I'm rooting for this postseason. They wear green and gold, feature a lot of familiar faces, and just picked up one hell of a lefthanded pitcher today.

Hey, Miami, the Sox Have Yoenis Cespedes—Want to Talk Giancarlo Stanton Now?

If Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes for Yoenis Cespedes is generally seen as a win for Boston general manager Ben Cherington, imagine what Lester and Gomes turning into Giancarlo Stanton would be.

OBF: Ben Cherington Makes Best Out of Horrible Red Sox Situation

Ben Cherington made chicken cordon bleu out of chicken poop by trading Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes to Oakland for Yoenis Cespedes.

Did Red Sox Really Low-Ball Lester With Initial Offer?

Were the terms of the 4-year, $70 million deal the Sox offered Lester as egregious as they’ve been portrayed? Let’s take a look at a few of the factors at play. Victorino Leaving Game Precautionary, Not Trade Related Miller, Koji Pitch as Members of the Red Sox for Perhaps the Final Time Reports: Royals No Longer Interested in Jonny Gomes

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