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.
Source: Boston also getting a competitive balance draft pick from Oakland. Boston will send cash to the A's.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) July 31, 2014