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Athletics Injury Update: Yoenis Cespedes, Kyle Blanks, Stephen Vogt

Oakland Athletics slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is recovering from injury and made his return on Friday. Key role players Kyle Blanks and Stephen Vogt are also recovering from injuries as reported by Jane Lee from / gettyimages.comYoenis CespedesThe Cuban slugger's right thumb sprain kept him out of the lineup on Thursday. On Friday, the team welcomed...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Updates: Yoenis Cespedes, Brandon Moss, Alberto Callaspo

The Oakland Athletics won Wednesday nights game 9-7 against the Houston Astros thanks to Yoenis Cespedes, who hit two home runs, however; he left the game due to a sprained right thumb when he had an awkward fall at the plate in the fifth inning. Brandon Moss spun while tagging speedy Jose Altuve in the eighth and he seemed to be in pain but he did not come out reported by Susan...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes, Todd Frazier Shine At 2014 Home Run Derby (Photos)

After taking home the Home Run Derby crown in 2013, Oakland Athletics slugger Yoenis Cespedes won the event yet again with an impressive effort at the 2014 Home Run Derby. In doing so, Cespedes became the first player to repeat as Derby champion since Ken Griffey Jr. in 1998 and 1999. This year’s participants featured five players each from the National and American Leagues...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Best, Worst Fan Catches from 2014 Home Run Derby

The 2014 Home Run Derby featured plenty of “wow” moments and some awesome fan reactions as well. And when it was all said and done, Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes put together an epic performance and absolutely spanked Todd Frazier in the final, 9-1. Cespedes may have dominated and stolen the show, but it was all about the fans and what was going on in the stands that really had...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes takes home WWE belt after Home Run Derby win (Video)

Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes not only took home a trophy after winning his second straight Home Run Derby on Monday night, but also a WWE championship belt.Photo via Twitter/@TripleH.Wonder what Cespedes would pick if he had to choose between the trophy and the WWE belt. Which would you choose?Cespedes hit nine home runs in the final round to beat Cincinnati Reds...
Via Holdout Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cespedes rules the day in Home Run Derby

MINNEAPOLIS -- Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati's Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night. Ken Griffey Jr. took the title in 1998 and 1999. With a serious, determined look on his face the whole time, Cespedes finished with 28 homers. That was four fewer...
Via Fox Sports North
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cespedes shows off cannon arm on Albert Pujols

In case you thought yesterday’s 300-foot dart to home plate was a fluke, Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes just proved you wrong. During the sixth inning of tonight’s Angels-Athletics game, Albert Pujols slapped an offspeed pitch into the left-field corner. Cespedes took his time playing the ball as it caromed off the wall, and also over-ran it a bit, which took him an extra second...
Via The Sports Daily
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

A's opening up for Cespedes show

The Oakland A's have decided to make a change in light of Yoenis Cespedes winning the Home Run Derby.

Via Minus Twenty-Two
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Cespedes smashes windshield in HR Derby

Two Chevrolet Silverado’s were placed in center field at Citi Field and while twitter argues over which balls actually hit the truck there was no doubting that Yoenis Cespedes smashed the windshield. While the smash happened in the second round, Cespedes actually hit enough home runs to qualify for the finals in the first round but his second round was enough to earn the American...
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Cespedes' family was stranded

While Yoenis Cespedes was making a name for himself in MLB last season, his family was battling a much more harrowing ordeal of their own on their way to the States. 

Via Minus Twenty-Two
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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