Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:34:26 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes (heel) is out of the lineup to rest his bruised heel Monday, April 21.
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:40:40 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes (heel) left the game early Sunday, April 20, because of a bruised right heel.
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:51:09 -0700
Oakland Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes (heel) has been bothered by a right heel bruise, but he stayed in the lineup Monday, April 7. "You may see him limp a little bit, but the training staff doesn't think it's an issue," said manager Bob Melvin. "Sometimes it doesn't bother him at all. Yesterday he didn't have a problem, and then when he went after that ball in the left-center-field gap, he felt it a little bit." Cespedes hit his first home run Sunday, April 6.
Fantasy Tip: Cespedes should be fine, especially since he'll have an off day tomorrow. Keep him in your lineups unless he suffers a setback.
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 20:20:50 -0800
Oakland Athletics OF Sam Fuld profiles as the team's fourth or fifth outfielder, and manager Bob Melvin calls Fuld a "pest." The team already has four with OFs Yoenis Cespedes, Coco Crisp, Craig Gentry and Josh Reddick, and likely won't carry another if they want to keep six infielders and three catchers. If an injury opens up a spot, Fuld might be in a heated competition with fellow Stanford alum OF Michael Taylor, who is out of options.
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:37:23 -0800
Oakland Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes is up to 225 pounds from his listed weight of 210 pounds, and he said he spent the offseason trying to improve his strength.
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 15:33:53 -0800
Oakland Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes says he plans to shorten his swing this year in order to make more contact, but he doesn't think it'll affect his power stroke.
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 15:33:23 -0800
Oakland Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes said he'd like to sign a contract extension and wants to stay with the A's for his entire career.
Thu, 02 Jan 2014 02:42:56 -0800
Despite trade rumors floating around this offseason, Oakland Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes is likely off the table for deals unless the club gets a huge offer for the young star.
Thu, 02 Jan 2014 02:28:42 -0800
It is expected Oakland Athletics C John Jaso will get considerable playing time at the designated hitter spot to start the 2014 season to save the team from adding salary to acquire a bat. The club also plans on OF Yoenis Cespedes and OF Coco Crisp in the DH spot to avoid continued wear and tear in the field.
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 13:24:48 -0800
The Arizona Diamondbacks discussed a trade that would have sent them Oakland Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes in exchange for SP Tyler Skaggs, OF A.J. Pollock and others, but neither team was comfortable with the deal. The A's are only willing to trade Cespedes for a larger package in return.