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A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

...outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes...general manager Billy Beane. The Red Sox also get a draft pick in a deal confirmed...complimentary."A few hours later, the Red Sox traded their No. 2 starter, right-hander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-31/get-lester-gomes-red-sox
Giants acquire veteran right-hander Jake Peavy from Red Sox

...right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of minor league...strikeouts and one walk in an 8-1 Red Sox victory.San Francisco received cash...Escobar to the World Series champion Red Sox in the swap. Both players were optioned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/giants-acquire-veteran-r
Yoenis Cespedes finds his way to Fenway Park after trade flurry

...didn't know much about the Boston Red Sox while growing up in Cuba, he found...spoke with fellow Cuban and former Red Sox pitcher Luis Tiant in the Fenway Park...to share part of my career with the Red Sox, with such a legendary team," Cespedes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-01/yoenis-cespedes-finds-hi
USC Aiken product Taylor Grover earns promotion in Boston Red Sox system

...ability to touch the mid-90s, and he mixes in a strong slider.Salem, the Carolina League affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, has seen a strong crop of prospects the past couple years.Augusta State product Shannon Wilkerson played for Salem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-09/usc-aiken-product-taylor
Bud Selig eager to introduce successor

...seven-man committee whittled down an expansive list to three candidates: MLB Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred; Boston Red Sox chairman Tom Werner and Tim Brosnan, MLB Vice President of Business."The process has worked just the way I thought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-12/bud-selig-eager-introduc
Rob Manfred chosen to succeed Bud Selig as baseball commissioner

...replaced David Stern, 71, as commissioner in February. And like Silver, he was his boss' pick.Manfred beat out Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner in the first contested vote for a new commissioner in 46 years. The third candidate, MLB Executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-14/rob-manfred-chosen-succe
Braves complete sweep of A's

...13-8) allowed four runs, three earned, and six hits in six-plus innings in his first loss since June 7 for the Red Sox at Detroit. He had been 3-0 with a 2.49 ERA in three starts since his July 31 trade to the A's.Mike Minor (5-8...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-17/braves-complete-sweep
Braves topple A's again

...at second base and had two hits.Former Augusta GreenJacket Jon Lester, who beat the Braves on May 27 while with the Red Sox, will look for his fourth consecutive win with Oakland. He has won seven decisions in a row overall.Mike Minor, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-16/braves-topple-again
Minnesota Twins top prospect Byron Buxton suffers concussion in scary collision

...Britain has two weeks left on its schedule. SMALLER SLUGGER: Boston Red Sox 2014 second-rounder Sam Travis doesn't pass the first-glance eye...second-round pick, and it would add to a historically successful Red Sox farm system.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-16/minnesota-twins-top-pros
Former Augusta GreenJackets Brandon Moss and Jon Lester visit Atlanta as teammates

...He went 4-1 in five 2013 postseason starts for the Red Sox, including two World Series victories. He also won Game...same Athletics clubhouse after Lester was traded by the Red Sox at the 2014 deadline."There have been some really talented...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-16/former-augusta-greenjack