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BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox traded ace pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics not with an eye to the distant future, but to next season, acquiring slugger Yoenis Cespedes. The Red Sox also will also get Oakland's competitive balance draft pick while the Athletics received cash considerations in the trade, which bolsters Boston's historically weak outfield defense. The deal, which took place hours before baseball's 4 p.m. ET non-waiver trade deadline Thursday, marks the end of Lester's storied stint with the Red Sox, who won two World Series championships with the left-hander in their rotation. The Red Sox made another multiplayer deal later Thursday, sending veteran starter John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for outfielder Allen Craig and right-hander Joe Kelly. Lester, who is scheduled to become a free agent after this season, had...
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LOS ANGELES -- Matt Kemp will be wearing a Los Angeles Dodgers uniform after Thursday afternoon's trade deadline, general manager Ned Colletti said. Kemp has been the subject of trade rumors since baseball's winter meetings, speculation that heated up after his agent remarked that a change of scenery might be in his client's best interests after Kemp was moved out of center field. The trade rumbling died down recently, with Kemp batting .397 in 18 games through Wednesday night. Kemp hit a home run off Alex Wood in the second inning Wednesday, his third home run in the past two games, and singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Dodgers beat the Braves 3-2. "Nobody's heard me say we're trading Matt Kemp," Colletti said. "Nobody's heard me say we're shopping Matt Kemp. Nobody's heard me say that. That's all in another world." Colletti's focus is entirely on pitching, he...
The Yankees superstar, playing in his final season, is receiving a stately sendoff.