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With the pending arrival of Cuban star Yoenis Cespedes, Coco Crisp might be moved from his beloved center-field spot: The A's are kicking around the idea of putting Crisp, a standout defensive player, in left. Crisp...
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The Oakland Athletics signed Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to a four-year, $36 million contract today. For a team that was shedding payroll all winter and moved proven young pitching, it is strange to see the team throw out that much money on an unproven outfielder, especially after they picked up a couple of outfielders in trades and free agent signings.
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It’s being reported that the Oakland Athletics have signed Yoenis Cespedes to a 4 years, $36 million contract. It’s caught the baseball world off-guard, since Oakland was not expected to sign the slugger.
Cespedes, 26, defected from Cuba, where he was the top player. He’s instantly a top 25 prospects and moves to the top of Oakland’s system. He’s could battle for the starting...
This is going to be a fun Spring Training for A's general manager Billy Beane and assistant GM David Forst. Can you imagine how they're going to feel as they get their first real look at the players they believe will lead the franchise back into contention in the years ahead?
Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes worked out with the Oakland Athletics for the first time Sunday, taking batting practice with Manny Ramirez.
Cespedes' signed a $36 million, four-year contract, the highest for a Cuban defector. The signing is a big splash for a low-budget franchise that surprisingly outbid some big-spending clubs for the slugging outfielder who starred for Cuba...
Moneyball is dead. I am officially dumbfounded. The Oakland Athletics signed Cuban free agent Yoenis Cespedes to a 4-year, $36 million contract. He immediately becomes their highest paid player and he has never played one inning in the major leagues. What gives?
First I thought, “There must be a huge Cuban population in San Jose”. Nope. According to the 2000 Census...
Yoenis Cespedes is headed to the American LeagueThe Oakland Athletics signed Cuban phenom Yoenis Cespedes to a four year, $36 million deal. That's a downer for Cubs fan, as Chicago was bargaining hard to sign him.In an offseason that saw Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols depart to the American League and Ryan Braun get slammed with a 50-game suspension, it just seemed to be destiny...
That title is for all of you metrosexual readers, and you thought I’d forget about you. My apologies to our four girl readers that I didn’t go with the title, “A’s Sign the 4th Yoenis Brother.” I know how much you love their music. So the A’s signed Yoenis Cespedes yesterday, the latest Cuban raftee. Is Cespedes Spanish for six feet? That’s gotta be a challenge...
1. Whose job is most in jeopardy this spring?LF Seth Smith is being counted on as a run-producer. But he has struggled to hit left-handers and might lose at-bats to Jonny Gomes if Gomes isn't the designated hitter.
Yoenis Cespedes on Monday agreed to a four-year, $36 million contract with Oakland, citing the reputation of A's general manager Billy Beane and the direction of the franchise among the reasons he chose the A's.
Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes, a 26-year-old outfielder, and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $36 million, four-year contract.