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Taking Another Look At The Lester for Cespedes Deal

Many Boston Red Sox fans thought that trading Jon Lester for Yoenis Cespedes was a huge mistake.  Now three weeks after the huge deal, let's take another look at how both teams have performed since the biggest trade of the MLB season.
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Boston Red Sox: Who is Rusney Castillo?

Over the last couple of days, it has become clear that the Boston Red Sox are front runners for Cuban defector Rusney Castillo. The Red Sox have been rather demure in regards to the foreign market these past few years and it looks like they don’t want to miss out on Castillo. Cuba is rife with baseball talent and lucky for us in the states, some of them have decided to leave for...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes A Difference-Maker In Boston Red Sox Lineup (Video)

Saying that acquiring outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the Oakland Athletics has made a difference for the Boston Red Sox is an understatement. The Cuban star has made an immediate impact on the struggling Boston offense, reaching base safely in 11 of his 12 games before Saturday’s contest against the Houston Astros. He hit three home runs in that time, all of which gave the Red...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes Blasts Another Home Run, First At Fenway Park With Red Sox (Video)

Yoenis Cespedes has been a fantastic addition to the Boston Red Sox lineup since he arrived from the Oakland Athletics via trade on July 31. He hit another home run Friday night against the Houston Astros, his first at Fenway Park as a member of the Red Sox. Cespedes now has three home runs in 12 games with the Sox, and he’s scored a run or collected a hit in each of those games...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes Has Ability To Be Ideal Fenway Park Hitter (Video)

Acquiring outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the Oakland Athletics not only lengthened the Boston Red Sox’s lineup, but it also brought the team a batter who’s ideal for Fenway Park. Cespedes has proved to be a pull hitter, which could be good for the Red Sox. The right-handed Cespedes tends to send most of his hits to the right side of the field, which is ideal at Fenway where...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes’ Monster Home Run Against Reds Was Hit To Moon (Video)

Boston Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Cespedes hit a monster home run earlier this week. Apparently it went even farther than imagined. Cespedes dusted himself off after some high heat and crushed a go-ahead home run off of Cincinnati Reds reliever Jonathan Broxton on Tuesday night. The blast ended up propelling the Sox to a win, and it showed Boston fans just how much power Cespedes...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes’ first homer with Boston doomed the Angels

Yoenis Cespedes may be out of the AL West, but he’s still dooming the Angels. The former Oakland Athletic hit his first homer with the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, a three-run blast that gave Boston a 3-0 lead over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. This homer was the sixth that Cespedes has hit in his three major league seasons at Angel Stadium, the most of any road park he’s played...
Via The Outside Corner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

A's to keep Yoenis Cespedes T-shirt promotion after trade

It seems to happen every year, where a planned promotion (bobblehead, T-shirt, ceremony) becomes awkward because the recipient was unceremoniously traded off the team.  (Former) Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was dealt to the Boston Red Sox on Thursday for a front-end rotation pitcher in Jon Lester.  In the category of bad timing, the Athletics had planned a Cespedes...
Via Reading Between The Seams
20 days ago  |  Discuss

A’s have Yoenis Cespedes t-shirt giveaway scheduled days after trading him (pic)

In an instance of unfortunate happenstance that could not have been predicted all those months ago when the Oakland Athletics promotions department were organizing and scheduling ballpark giveaways, the team has an Yoenis Cespedes t-shirt giveaway scheduled for Saturday at Coliseum. Of course, the immensely popular back-to-back Home Run Derby champ was traded […] The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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