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YOENIS CESPEDES RUMORS

Yoenis Cespedes day to day with sprained thumb

Oakland Athletics slugger Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high five RBIs before leaving with a sprained thumb during Wednesday night’s 9-7 victory over the Houston Astros. X-rays were negative and Cespedes is considered day to day. The left fielder went down as he hit a check-swing groundout in the fifth inning.  Manager Bob Melvin said that Cespedes hurt his...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tommy Milone wants Athletics to trade him

The Oakland Athletics sit in an enviable position. They have one of baseball’s top pitching staffs, to go along with great depth in the higher levels of the minor leagues. But according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, one pitcher that’s currently being used as minor league depth, wants to be traded. Rosenthal reports that after being sent to Triple A, left-handed pitcher Tommy...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Samardzija ‘ecstatic’ to be in Oakland

Oakland Athletics new right-hander Jeff Samardzija said general manager Billy Beane asked him Friday if he would be able to start in Oakland on Sunday. “Billy asked me how I felt,” said Samardzija, via MLB.com. “I was supposed to pitch today, so I’m a day past my due date to pitch. I’m chomping at the bit. I don’t think there’s any better way to get acclimated than...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bud Selig gives Athletics permission to move

Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff informed city and county leaders that he had received permission from commissioner Bud Selig to immediately move the team outside Oakland unless a new stadium deal was approved, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Thursday. The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority immediately restarted negotiations following the e-mail. Here is a full...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: The quest for a new home continues

via Manica Architecture Yet again the question comes up on whether or not the Oakland Athletics will one day have a stadium that they can call home. The most recent buzz the open plot of land at the Port of Oakland’s Howard Terminal. And there are already sketches of a potential stadium that could be nestled in that area around the shipping cranes. The proposed stadium looks a...
Via isportsweb.com
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

The Oakland A’s search for a new home

The search for a new home continues during the offseason for the Oakland A’s. In 2013, the Athletics suffered sewer and flooding problems at the O.co Coliseum and with their lease up at the end of this year, it seems like the perfect time to pick up and move to a new home. But with a desire to move to San Jose in limbo, and with no vacant stadiums to stay at  in the meantime,...
Via isportsweb.com
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Who will the Oakland Athletics lose in the offseason?

With the 2013 regular season drawing to a close at the end of September, it is easy to start thinking about what changes will be made to the Oakland Athletics dugout in the offseason. This can be a daunting thought seeing as almost all of the A’s in the current lineup have contracts coming due at the end of the season, including some star players. The only player who will definitely...
Via isportsweb.com
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Fantasy Baseball, Week 16 Tools of the Trade: Is Yoenis Cespedes A Buy Low Candidate?

TheFantasyFix.com’s “Tools of the Trade” is a unique guide for owners to use while attempting to make an even trade with their league-mates in a standard 12-team mixed, 5×5 head-to-head or rotisserie redraft league. The values present in this guide are simply the basis for a trade. A full-blown analysis of each team’s strengths and weaknesses are essential prior to proposing...
Via The Fantasy Fix
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes reunites with mother, family after stressful year

For over a year, Oakland A’s outfielder Yoenis Cespedes had hardly any idea of where his mother, Estella Milanes, and 11 of his family members were or where they might end up. Cespedes defected from Cuba to the Dominican Republic in the summer of 2011 to pursue a career in professional baseball. The 26-year-old has succeeded, but prior to this week he had done so at the expense...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

The A’s Gamble on Yoenis Cespedes

The Oakland Athletics stunned the baseball world earlier this week when the team signed the untried Yoennis Cespedes to a 4-year, $36 million contract. Cespedes’ only experience against major league pitching came during the World Baseball Classic where he hit .428 in 24 at bats. In Cuba last year, Cespedes hit 33 home runs in 90 games. Who knows how that translates into a realistic...
Via Sports Blog Net
February 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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