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Red Sox Rumors: Boston hoping for Yoenis Cespedes extension

The Boston Red Sox acquired outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the Oakland Athletics this trade deadline in exchange for Jon Lester. Cespedes was a fantastic return for the Red Sox, as he provides young power to their lineup (something that is very exclusive) in a hitter-friendly Fenway Park. Cespedes can become a free agent at the end of next season.#456203332 / gettyimages.comThis...
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Sox open to discussing extension with Cespedes

The Red Sox are interested in negotiating a contract extension with outfielder Yoenis Cespedes during the offseason, but they aren't exactly sure when those talks will occur. "It is just a conversation that we will have at the right time," Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said on Monday. "There is no specific date we'll plan on having that, but so far...
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Cespedes unsure if he'll stay in Boston?

When the Boston Red Sox traded for Yoenis Cespedes in late July, it made all the sense in the world. Deal away a veteran in Jon Lester, who was set to become a free agent and could potentially re-sign with Boston in the offseason, for a power-hitting outfielder. A power hitter that’s under team control for the 2015 season. Fresh off knocking in his 100th run of the season, Cespedes...
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Yoenis Cespedes not sure about extension in Boston.

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterPhoto by Ed Zurga/Getty ImagesSince the blockbuster trade that sent Jonny Gomes and Jon Lester to the Oakland A's and brought Yoenis Cespedes to Boston, Yoenis has been a major RBI machine for the Red Sox. After yesterday's victory against the Yankees, the 28-year old outfielder reached 100 RBI in a single season for the first time in his young...
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Boston Red Sox: Offseason targets

With one game remaining in what has been a dispiriting season for the Boston Red Sox, it’s never too early to turn our eyes towards some of the names that will be available once the year is over and free agency opens. (Fair warning: this list will only include names that make sense, so if you’re looking for a Giancarlo Stanton article, I’ll save you the disappointment. He...
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Yoenis Cespedes Reaches Milestone, Unsure About Extension With Red Sox

BOSTON — Yoenis Cespedes has been the run-producing machine the Red Sox bargained for back in July. Cespedes, who was acquired from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes, reached a milestone in Saturday’s 10-4 win over the New York Yankees at Fenway Park. The 28-year-old outfielder reached the 100-RBI mark for the first time in his Major League Baseball...
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Red Sox Notes: A Night Of Highs And Lows For Yoenis Cespedes

BOSTON — A would-be pitchers’ duel between the Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays got out of hand in a hurry Tuesday night. Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz was charged with five earned runs on eight hits after taking a shutout into the eighth. The Rays sent nine men to the plate in their five-run eighth and added an insurance run on a Matt Joyce homer the following inning to seal a 6-2...
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Cespedes and the Value of Protection

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Boston Red Sox doubles in a run in the third inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on September 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. When the Oakland A’s traded Yoenis Cespedes to Boston, something weird happened to Brandon Moss. Moss has never been a great hitter. His batting average is low, his strikeouts are high – but he has power. He...
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Can the Oakland A’s save their season?

The Oakland A’s are playing their worst baseball at the absolute worst time. After having the best record in the MLB for a large portion of the season, the A’s are now painfully far back from the Angels in the division and have severely slipped in the wild card standings. With Yoenis Cespedes in Boston […] The post Can the Oakland A’s save their season? appeared first on...
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WATCH: Cespedes shows off cannon arm on Albert Pujols

In case you thought yesterday’s 300-foot dart to home plate was a fluke, Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes just proved you wrong. During the sixth inning of tonight’s Angels-Athletics game, Albert Pujols slapped an offspeed pitch into the left-field corner. Cespedes took his time playing the ball as it caromed off the wall, and also over-ran it a bit, which took him an extra second...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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