Flurry of Trades for Baseball on deadline day

The trade deadline of 4:00PM induced a number of significant trade in Major League Baseball.  The Boston Red Sox was the biggest sellers, as they unloaded many of the players that were a big part of their World Series Championship of a year ago.  Jon Lester, their left handed ace, was sent to Oakland along with outfielder Johnny Gomes for A’s Slugger Yoenis Cespedes.  The then traded veteran lefty, John Lackey to St. Louis for Outfielder Allen Craig and Pitcher Joe Kelly.  Andrew Miller, a formet UNC players was traded to Baltimore for a prospect, Stephen Drew to the Yankees for Kelly Johnson.  Tampa Bay sent their ace pitcher, David Price, to Detroit for Drew Smiley and get center fielder Austin Jackson from Seattle in the three way deal.  The Braves picked up utility man Emilio Bonafacio and Reliever James Russell and cash from the Cubs for catching prospect Victor Caratini.  Miami gets pitcher Jarred Cosart from Houston for a number of prospects that included former UNC first round draft pick Colin Moran and other prospects.  Washington picked up Infielder Asdrubel Cabrera for shortstop Zach Walters.  The Yankees also acquired former Brave and Diamondback, Martin Prado for catcher Pete O’Brien.  Seattle gets Outfielder Chris Denorfia from San Diego for a couple of pitching prospects.  Trades can still be made but now must go through the waiver process to be completed and approved.  All of these deal were made on Thursday before the deadline.