A’s make blockbuster move on deadline day

http://espn.go.com/boston/mlb/story/_/id/11290302/jon-lester-traded-oakland-athletics-yoenis-cespedes-boston-red-sox

Wow.  We have definitely pushed all our chips to the center of the no-limit table.  Let’s hope the other players take notice–or not, whatever.

A’s get Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes for a tremendous young talent in Yoenis Cespedes.  hashtag, moneyball.

Fangraphs Blog has a tremendous read below on the Lester trade, focusing mostly on A’s side of things.  Very well done and very quickly done.  Impressive.

Jon Lester and the A’s Fascinating Big Bet On 2014

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