Comments for: Red Sox trade ace pitcher Jon Lester to Oakland

Posted July 31, 2014, at 10:13 a.m.
Last modified July 31, 2014, at 8:13 p.m.

Boston Red Sox left-handed ace Jon Lester was traded to the Oakland A’s on Thursday morning as Oakland general manager Billy Beane continues his all-in push for a World Series. But to get Lester, the A’s part with All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, a 28-year-old who served as the big bat …

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