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Yoenis Cespedes

Oakland Athletics Imploding Before Our Very Eyes

Dan Karpuc | Posted 09.10.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

OK... OK. You may not view a team that is 81-63 as "imploding," but hear me out.

Sport and Society for Arete -- Re-Entry and Disorientation

Richard Crepeau | Posted 08.04.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

I have been out of the country for less than three weeks and it is mid-summer when not much happens of note. The first thing I confronted on returning was a total reorganization of the local supermarket. Under the influence of jet lag I found this quite disorienting. As it turned out, this was only one of many changes that faced me.

Breaking Down the Biggest Trades on Deadline Day

Andrew Wild | Posted 08.01.2014 | Sports
Andrew Wild

Well, whatever we thought was plaguing front offices to make them so boring is apparently gone, because we got a whole lot of big time trades yesterday.

Red Sox And A's Make Blockbuster Deal

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 07.31.2014 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander and outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Re...

WATCH: Home Run Derby Champ Defends Crown

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.15.2014 | Sports

Whenever Major League Baseball makes its next change to the annual Home Run Derby, it should just consider renaming the event the Yoenis Cespedes Invi...

WATCH: This Amazing Throw Needs To Be Seen To Be Believed

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.11.2014 | Sports

Oakland A's outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is a strong man, very strong. With the A's and Los Angeles Angels deadlocked, 1-1, in the bottom of the eig...

Tigers Rally To Force Game 5

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports

DETROIT -- DETROIT (AP) — On a night of desperation, dispute and finally, delirium, Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers kept their season alive by t...

WATCH: Baseball Fans Outraged Over Spanish HR Derby Interview

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Cuban-born baseball player Yoenis Céspedes made history Monday night when he became the first player not chosen for the All-Star game to win the Home...

INFOGRAPHIC: 2013 HR Derby Results

Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports

Citi Field may not be particularly friendly to most hitters but Yeonis Cespedes had no problem making himself right at home. The Oakland A's slugger m...

From Cuba To NY's All Star Game -- New HR King

Julio Pabon | Posted 09.15.2013 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

There might not have been that many Latinos in this years Home Run Derby as years past, but Cuban born, Yoenis Céspedes Milanés made up for it.

Cespedes Wins Home Run Derby

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 09.14.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Yoenis Cespedes won baseball's Home Run Derby on Monday night, becoming the first player left out of the All-Star game to take home the cr...

Athletics Stay Alive

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.09.2012 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. — Brett Anderson outdueled fellow playoff first-timer Anibal Sanchez and received stellar defense all over the diamond, and the ...

STRAIGHT A'S

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.03.2012 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. — Same chaotic, champagne dance-party scene in the clubhouse just two days later. New T-shirt: AL West champions. The Oakland A...

Cuban Defector Hits First Big League Homer As A's Win

AP | JIM ARMSTRONG | Posted 05.29.2012 | Sports

TOKYO — With his first major league home run, Yoenis Cespedes helped the Oakland Athletics gain a split of their season-opening series against t...