Batting practice

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics competes in the final round of the Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

A’s Will Open Gates Early So Fans Can Watch Cespedes’ Batting Practice

Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes put on a remarkable show en route to winning the Home Run Derby on Monday night, and now the team will let its fans get a taste of the action.


Tim Lincecum (r) talks with first base coach Roberto Kelly (l) of the San Francisco Giants.

Giants First Base Coach Kelly Injured During Batting Practice

San Francisco Giants first base coach Roberto Kelly has been taken to a hospital after getting hit in the back of the head when Buster Posey’s ball struck him while he was standing near second base during batting practice.