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Yoenis Cespedes: 'Happy to be here'

Updated: August 1, 2014, 11:40 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Yoenis Cespedes said he was caught by surprise with the news he had been traded to the Boston Red Sox.

The power-hitting outfielder was sleeping at the time of the trade and woke up to learn the club with the best record in baseball, the Oakland Athletics, had sent him to the last-place team in the American League East. He did not play Friday in a 4-3 win over the Yankees, the first game in a three-game set against New York this weekend at Fenway Park. Red Sox manager ...

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