Report: Red Sox trade Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes to A’s for Yoenis Cespedes

Jon Lester has been moved, and while the location isn’t necessarily a surprise, the return has many mouths agape.

Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes from Boston to Oakland in exchange for Yoenis Cespedes. You wanted a blockbuster? You got a blockbuster.

The Red Sox also picked up a competitive balance pick from the A’s in this trade.

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