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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Back-To-Back HR Derby Champ Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes is the name on every sports announcer’s lips but what do you really know about this Cuban powerhouse center fielder with an amazing arm? Here are a few facts.

07/15/2014

American League All-Star Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland A's bats during the Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field on July 14, 2014 in Minneapolis. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Back To Back: A’s Cespedes Wins Second Straight Home Run Derby

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.

07/14/2014

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics poses with the trophy after winning Chevrolet Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: A’s In Center Stage At Home Run Derby Circus

A’s All-Star Josh Donaldson will participate. Should A’s manager Bob Melvin be concerned with Donaldson’s statement that he’ll try to hit one out of the stadium?

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/14/2014

A's v. Mariners

King Felix Outpitches Samardzija, A’s Fall To Mariners

Felix Hernandez outpitched Jeff Samardzija, Robinson Cano hit a go-ahead double and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Friday night.

07/11/2014

A woman was knocked unconscious during a fight between after the A’s / Giants game near AT&T Park on July 10, 2014. (CBS)

Investigators: A’s, Giants Rivalry Played No Role In Attack That Knocked Out Woman Near AT&T Park

A woman who was knocked unconscious during a fight outside AT&T Park following Thursday’s game between the Giants and A’s was released from the hospital on Friday morning. Meanwhile, investigators and a witness said the rivalry between the two Bay Area teams had nothing to do with the attack.

07/11/2014

A woman was knocked unconscious during a fight between after the A’s / Giants game near AT&T Park on July 10, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Knocked Unconscious During Fight Between A’s, Giants Fans Outside AT&T Park In San Francisco, 1 Suspect Arrested

A woman was knocked unconscious during a fight between A’s and Giants fans outside AT&T Park Thursday afternoon.

07/10/2014

Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Cleveland Indians during the second inning at O.co Coliseum on April 2, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

GameDay: The Sweet Comeback Of A’s Pitcher Scott Kazmir

Billy Beane offered Scott Kazmir an eye-popping, 2-year, $22 million contract. The deal stunned many in baseball who believed Beane had risked too much for a pitcher whose home address was Sugar Land, Texas just two years earlier.

07/10/2014

Josh Donaldson #20 and Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates after Donaldson hit a two-run homer in the top of the six inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on July 10, 2014 in San Francisco. Moss was on base when Donaldson homered. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Kazmir Sharp, A’s Beat Giants In Finale Of Bay Bridge Series

All-Star Scott Kazmir struck out nine in seven scoreless innings to help the Oakland Athletics win the annual Bay Bridge series by beating the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Thursday.

07/10/2014

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Calls On City Council To Approve A’s Lease Deal

Commenting for the first time in public on the proposed lease extension plan, Quan said the city council should approve the deal so they can work on getting the team a new stadium.

07/10/2014

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by Pablo Sandoval #48 after hitting a home run against the Oakland Athletics during the fourth inning at AT&T Park on July 9, 2014 in San Francisco. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Giants Show Signs Of Life In Return To AT&T Park, Defeat A’s In Bay Bridge Series

Hunter Pence homered and drove in two runs, Matt Cain tossed six strong innings and the San Francisco Giants spoiled Jason Hammel’s debut for Oakland with a 5-2 victory over the Athletics on Wednesday night.

07/09/2014

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