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Baseball deals: Yoenis Cespedes goes to Tigers for Rick Porcello
Baseball deals: Yoenis Cespedes goes to Tigers for Rick Porcello

Less than five months after acquiring Yoenis Cespedes as part of a big deadline deal, the Boston Red Sox traded the slugging outfielder to help bolster their rotation. The Detroit Tigers were happy to take him. Boston sent Cespedes to the Tigers on Thursday for right-hander Rick Porcello in a deal that both teams hope will help fill significant needs. The Red Sox are rebuilding their starting pitching after losing 91 games this year, and Detroit was able to add another power hitter to a lineup that also includes Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez. Pitchers Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier also went to Detroit as part of the trade. "We were not looking to trade Yoenis...

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