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Tag: Yoenis Cespedes

Oakland A’s Trade Frenzy: Cespedes to Red Sox for Jon Lester

July 31, 2014 | 8:35 am

Oakland A’s Trade Frenzy: Cespedes to Red Sox for Jon Lester

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In bid to guarantee postseason run, team deals slugger for Boston ace.

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Watch Yoenis Cespedes Crush Many Baseballs to Repeat as Home Run Derby Champion

July 15, 2014 | 8:10 am

Watch Yoenis Cespedes Crush Many Baseballs to Repeat as Home Run Derby Champion

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The A’s outfielder defeats the Reds’ Todd Frazier in the final round.

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Analysis of the A’s Yoenis Cespedes Signing

February 14, 2012 | 2:53 pm

Analysis of the A’s Yoenis Cespedes Signing

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The A’s made a surprise move yesterday by signing Yoenis Cespedes, a highly sought-after outfielder for the Cuban national team until he defected last summer. We turn to sports journalist Rick Tittle for a little analysis: Rick Tittle Cespedes is a guy who the baseball world has seen in the Olympics and the World Baseball […]

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A’s Sign Cuban Defector Yoenis Cespedes

February 13, 2012 | 10:52 am

A’s Sign Cuban Defector Yoenis Cespedes

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From AP: Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $36 million, four-year contract. Agent Adam Katz confirmed Monday the sides had reached agreement, with details still to be finalized. This is a significant move for Oakland, which now has the steady hitter it sought to boost the roster heading into […]

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