Found February 24, 2013 on
Have any doubts about how strong the Oakland Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes is or how much power he has as a hitter? You won't after you watch this video of him hitting a home run with a donut (not the food kind) on his bat:
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As MLB.Com explains (and as anybody that's played baseball competitively knows): "A donut is a round weight that slips over a bat's
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Your browser does not support iframes.How good is Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes? Good enough to smack a home run with a weighted donut still on the barrel of his bat.The Cuban native reportedly told A's manager Bob Melvin on Saturday that he was going to hit a homer off of him with the donut still on the bat. As you can see, the 27-year-old marveled spectators...
In the bottom of the first inning in today's Angels-Athletics game, A's right fielder Chris Young made this tremendous leaping, diving catch on a liner hit by Brendan Harris of the Angels. The catch ended the inning, and saved two runs for the A's. Michael Taylor would pinch hit for Young in the top of the second inning, ending his day. In his one inning of work, Young...
In case you had any doubts about the power of Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, you might want to check out this clip of Cespedes hitting a home run off Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin.
Cespedes left a batting donut (a weight used to help hitters improve their swing) on his bat and proceeded to hit one out during batting practice:
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The Oakland Athletics got a scare yesterday when their center fielder had to leave the game. Chris Young exited the game with what appeared to be an injury. However, it was later confirmed that he was just experiencing some cramps.
Casey Pratt of CSN Bay Area confirmed Young was pulled from the game because of cramping. According to the A's manager Bob Melvin, Young...