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John Lester

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A’s Blockbuster Deal Sends Cespedes To Red Sox For Ace Jon Lester, Local Boy Jonny Gomes

The A’s have added another ace to their rotation, and brought back fan favorite Jonny Gomes for slugging outfielder Yenis Cespedes, confirms John Heyman of CBS Sports.

07/31/2014

Pitcher Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on August 3, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Lester, Lincecum Matchup Has Lost Luster Since 2010

The last time Boston and San Francisco met more than three years ago, Jon Lester gave the Red Sox a victory in a marquee pitching matchup with Tim Lincecum, who ended up helping the Giants win the 2010 World Series.

08/19/2013

Bartolo Colon #21 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on June 6, 2012. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Colon, A’s Look To Take Advantage Of Slumping Sox Bats

The Boston Red Sox are scuffling at the plate, and they may be without Will Middlebrooks awhile.

07/03/2012

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