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Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes, who won the Home Run Derby during All-Star festivities, has been scratched from the Athletics' game against the Los Angeles Angels.
The Athletics say Cespedes was scratched just before Friday night's game began because of a sore left wrist.
He hit 32 homers to win the Derby on Monday night at Citi Field in New York. The left fielder from Cuba was the first non-All-Star to win the contest. The AL West-leading A's opened a three-game series in Anaheim against the Angels.
Cespedes was replaced by Chris Young.
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While Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin said outfielder
Yoenis Cespedes is available to pinch-run this weekend, he was held out for the
second consecutive game last night due to his lingering wrist injury. The same
is expected to be the case for the weekend finale, as Melvin told reporters –
including AJ Cassavell of MLB.com – that Cespedes will likely not start today’s...
The Oakland Athletics scratched outfielder Yoenis Cespedes
just before last night’s second-half opener against the Los Angeles Angels due
to a sore left wrist. Manager Bob Melvin told reporters – including Lyle Spencer of MLB.com – that he didn’t think the injury was related to Cespedes’
recent appearance in the Home Run Derby.
"I wouldn't think so,"...
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Despite all of the career...
The Oakland Athletics had a great first half of the MLB season. Even though they wavered a bit in June, they were able to finish strong with a two game lead in the AL West. Since the Athletics are usually a second half team, many were certain that the A’s were on their way to the postseason. However, after starting off the second half of the season with two loses, have...
Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was a late decision not to play in Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels.
According to Manager Bob Melvin, the soreness in Cespedes’ left wrist is not HR Derby related.
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