Red Sox Rumors: Boston talked Yoenis Cespedes, Rick Porcello trade with Detroit Tigers

The Boston Red Sox are actively shopping slugger Yoenis Cespedes at the ongoing Major League Baseball winter meetings, but haven't found a match as of yet.

According to Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston, the Red Sox discussed a potential trade that would have shipped Cespedes to the Detroit Tigers for starting pitcher Rick Porcello. However, the two sides couldn't come to an accord:

Just yesterday, Michael Silverman of the Boston Globe indicated that said talks didn't exactly heat up, and that the Red Sox are also looking at a swap with the San Diego Padres that would potentially net them starter Ian Kennedy:

The talks between the Red Sox and Padres appear to be in the feeling-out phase right now, so it appears that a trade involving Yoenis Cespedes isn't imminent as of yet.

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