Red Sox Continue Wheeling and Dealing

The Boston Red Sox have been very active in the pre-trade deadline period, moving Jake Peavy and Jon Lester from their starting rotation and Jonny Gomes from their outfield platoon. In return, the Sox have received top-level prospects and major league leading talent, with Yoenis Cespedes being an All Star player that benefits the team immediately. In addition,…

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Red Sox Pull Off Win-Win Trade in Lester-Cespedes Deal

The Boston Red Sox have announced the trade of left-handed ace Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics. In exchange for Lester and platoon outfielder Jonny Gomes’ services, the Sox will receive slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and future draft considerations. The deal comes at a time when the Athletics are going for it in their quest for a…

MLB Trade Talk Really Heating Up

The Major League Baseball trade deadline is July 31 and several teams have been repeatedly linked to intense trade discussion. Below are some of the most notable player trade rumors to date. Cleveland Indians The Cleveland Indians have agreed to to trade starting pitcher Justin Masterson to the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Triple-A…