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Report: Lester to A's, Cespedes to Red Sox Published: July 31, 2014

The Oakland Athletics have acquired ace pitcher Jon Lester from the Red Sox in a deal that will send slugger Yoenis Cespedes to Boston, a source told's Gordon Edes.

It's the second big deal of the summer for the AL West-leading A's, who added pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel in a trade with the Chicago Cubs on July 5.

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