Tigers acquire Cespedes from Red Sox

Tigers acquire Cespedes from Red Sox

The Detroit Tigers have acquired Yoenis Cespedes in a trade from the Boston Red Sox.

The Tigers send pitcher Rick Porcello to Boston and also acquire Alex Wilson and minor-league pitcher Gabe Speier.

The Red Sox just acquired Cespedes during the season via a trade with the Oakland Athletics. The 29-year old is in his final year of a four-year $36 million contract.Cespedes has a .263 average, .464 slugging percentage and a .580 OBs.

Porcello is in his final year of arbitration and he won a career-high 15 games last season with a career-low 3.43 ERA.

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