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Yoenis Cespedes

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 22: John Jaso #5 of the Oakland Athletics is tagged out at home plate by Robinson Chirinos #61 of the Texas Rangers in the bottom of the second inning at O.co Coliseum on April 22, 2014 in Oakland, California. Jaso was attempting to score on a fly ball to center field off the bat of Jed Lowrie. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Gregerson Blows 3rd Save Opportunity In A’s Loss To Rangers

Michael Choice singled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers rallied to beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Tuesday night.

04/22/2014

Pinch hitter John Jaso #5 of the Oakland Athletics is greeted by Josh Donaldson #20 after both score on Jaso's two run home run in the ninth inning to give the As a 3-2 lead against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 14, 2014 in Anaheim. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Jaso’s Pinch-Hit HR Lifts A’s Over Angels 3-2

Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.

04/14/2014

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates scoring a run with teammate Derek Norris #36 against the Minnesota Twins during the second inning of the home opening game on April 7, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Athletics defeated the Twins 8-3. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

A’s Ruin Home Opener For Twins

Yoenis Cespedes proved he can play through a hurting right heel, giving Scott Kazmir and the A’s a spark with a pair of RBIs that helped spoil the Minnesota Twins’ home opener with an 8-3 victory on Monday.

04/07/2014

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics hits a walk off home run against the Seattle Mariners during the twelfth inning at O.co Coliseum on April 3, 2014 in Oakland. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Seattle Mariners 3-2 in 12 innings. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Beat Mariners On Crisp’s Homer In 12th

Coco Crisp homered leading off the bottom of the 12th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.

04/03/2014

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)

A’s Split Day-Night Doubleheader Vs. Cleveland

Scott Kazmir (1-0) pitched 7 1-3 scoreless innings against his former team in his Oakland debut to help the A’s win the opener 6-1. They appeared to be on their way to a sweep when they took a 4-3 lead into the ninth with help from Brantley’s dropped fly ball.

04/02/2014

Oakland Athletics Photo Day

Cespedes Homers In A’s 6-4 Loss To Mariners

Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes hit his first home run of spring training, but the Seattle Mariners rallied for four runs in the ninth inning to beat a split-squad of Athletics on Sunday.

03/23/2014

Oakland Athletics Photo Day

A’s Rough Up Carrasco, Defeat Cleveland In Cactus League

Yoenis Cespedes, who snapped an 0 for 23 slump Monday, drove in a run in Oakland’s two-run fifth inning against Carlos Carrasco, who is trying to earn the final opening in the Indians’ rotation.

03/19/2014

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a single in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Perez, Gray Each Pitch 2 Innings, A’s-Rangers Tie

Oakland designated hitter Yoenis Cespedes drove in a run with a sacrifice fly against Martin Perez as the Athletics and Texas Rangers played to a 2-all tie Saturday. The game was stopped after nine innings.

03/01/2014

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a single to break up a no hitter in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Season in Review: Oakland Is Still the Bay Area Baseball King

The A’s won their 16th division title in 2013, but bowed out with a disappointing ALDS loss (again).

10/12/2013

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a single in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Eliminated By Verlander, Tigers In Game 5 Of ALDS

Rookie pitcher Sonny Gray would have had to match his electric postseason debut for the Athletics to have any chance against Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers.

10/10/2013

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