Daily Archives: July 31, 2014

Red Sox to Redbirds: Cardinals Get Lackey from Sox for Craig, Kelly

The busiest man Thursday before the MLB trade deadline, Boston Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington continued wheelin’-and-dealin’ after his early day blockbuster, sending Pitchers John Lackey and Corey Littrell and cash to the St. Louis Cardinals for Pitcher Joe Kelly and First Baseman/Outfielder Allen Craig. Lackey became the fourth starting pitcher from the Sox Opening […]

From Boston to the Bay: Red Sox Send Lester, Gomes to Oakland for Cespedes

In the first of two blockbuster trades before Thursday’s 4 PM non-waiver trade deadline, the Boston Red Sox shipped  pitcher Jon Lester, outfielder Jonny Gomes, and cash to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. The Red Sox will also receive the A’s 2015 competitive balance pick in the MLB draft. Lester, […]