The team with baseball’s best record also boasts the most All-Star selections for next week’s midsummer classic. The Oakland A’s will send six of their starters to the game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.
Scott Kazmir pitched seven innings to win his fourth straight start, Yoenis Cespedes hit his 14th home run of the season and the Oakland Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 on Thursday night.
After Tuesday’s 300-plus foot throw to home by the Athletics’ left fielder went viral, fans took to twitter to express who and what Yoenis Cespedes really is. Here are some of the comparisons.
Less than 24 hours after turning a bungled play in the left field corner into a physics-defying strike that shot down a Los Angeles Angels base runner that had the sports world buzzing, A’s Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes did it again Wednesday night.
Every now and then, the sports world gives us something that is truly hard to believe. A throw made by Oakland A’s outfielder Yoenis Cespedes during Tuesday night’s game has many people shaking their heads.
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.
Collin Cowgill hit a two-out homer in the 14th inning and the Los Angeles Angels outlasted the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive victory.
Yoenis Cespedes homered twice, Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking shot in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics overcame a four-run deficit to beat the skidding New York Yankees 7-4 Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory.
Miguel Cabrera hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the fifth to back Rick Porcello’s eighth victory, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Thursday for a split of the four-game series between division leaders.
Athletics manager Bob Melvin issued a pregame message to his slumping team to grind out at-bats rather look for home runs.