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Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes traded to Athletics from Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes and Competitive Balance draft pick

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Rich Schultz

WEEI Boston Red Sox beat writer Alex Speier reports that he has confirmed a trade has been completed moving Red Sox left-handed pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for Yoenis Cespedes.

Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports further reports that Boston will be receiving a competitive balance draft pick from Oakland and the Red Sox are sending cash to the A's.