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Yoenis Cespedes

Left fielder Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics chases down a flyball off the bat of Mike Trout (not pictured) of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for an out in the first inning to at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 10, 2014 in Anaheim. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Who Is Yoenis Cespedes? 5 Facts You Didn’t Know About The A’s Outfielder

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.

06/11/2014

Left fielder Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics chases down a flyball off the bat of Mike Trout (not pictured) of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for an out in the first inning to at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 10, 2014 in Anaheim. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Cespedes Makes Spectacular Throw, But A’s Lose To Angels In 14 Innings

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.

06/11/2014

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a home run against the New York Yankees during the sixth inning in a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on June 4, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

A’s Overcome 4-Run Deficit Against Yankees For 5th-Straight 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.

06/04/2014

Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after striking out with less than two outs and a runner on third against the Detroit Tigers in the bottom of the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on May 29, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Miss Opportunities, Lose To Tigers In Series Finale

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.

05/29/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 26: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a home run off of Drew Smyly (not pictured) of the Detroit Tigers during the third inning at O.co Coliseum on May 26, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Snap Four-Game Skid With 10-0 Win Over Tigers

Athletics manager Bob Melvin issued a pregame message to his slumping team to grind out at-bats rather look for home runs.

05/26/2014

Second baseman Eric Sogard #28 and shortstop Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics converge on an infield single by Matt Joyce #20 of the Tampa Bay Rays during the third inning of a game on May 22, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

A’s Unable To Hold On, Lose To Rays In 11 Innings

Sean Rodriguez hit a three-run home run with two out in the 11th inning Thursday to lift the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics.

05/22/2014

A's v. Nationals

Milone Gets 1st Win, A’s Power Past Nationals

Tommy Milone tossed eight innings of two-hit ball for his first win of the season, and three teammates homered to power the Oakland Athletics past the Washington Nationals 8-0 on Friday night.

05/09/2014

Josh Donaldson

A’s Salvage Finale Against Red Sox, 3-2

Yoenis Cespedes drove in the go-ahead run on an infield single with the bases loaded in the 10th and the Oakland Athletics averted a three-game sweep with a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday.

05/04/2014

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

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