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Yoenis Cespedes
AVG HR RBI
.254 16 61
Team: OaklandHt / Wt: 5-10 / 210 NFBC ADP: 71.32
Position: LFBorn: 10/18/1985 Birthplace: Campechuela, Cuba
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by Athletics (2012)


Latest News
July 24 12:57 PM PT1:57 PM MT2:57 PM CT3:57 PM ET15:57 ET19:57 GMT3:57 12:57 PM MST2:57 PM EST3:27 PM VEN23:57 UAE2:57 PM CT-Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with a sprained right thumb Wednesday.
Analysis: Cespedes, the two-time reigning Home Run Derby champion, has had several hand and wrist injuries in his two-and-a-half years in the majors. A's manager Bob Melvin said the slugger hurt his thumb when he fell following an awkward swing on a ground out in the fifth. X-rays on Cespedes' thumb were negative, Melvin said.
July 14 8:59 PM PT9:59 PM MT10:59 PM CT11:59 PM ET23:59 ET3:59 GMT11:59 8:59 PM MST10:59 PM EST11:29 PM VEN7:59 UAE (+1)10:59 PM CT-Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati's Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night. Ken Griffey Jr. took the title in 1998 and 1999.
Analysis: Cespedes hit a total of 30 home runs on the night. He saved his best for last, a 452-foot blast to the third deck above left field that officially measured as the longest of the night.
July 4 12:41 PM PT1:41 PM MT2:41 PM CT3:41 PM ET15:41 ET19:41 GMT3:41 12:41 PM MST2:41 PM EST3:11 PM VEN23:41 UAE2:41 PM CT-Cespedes went 0 for 4 in a 4-1 win over Toronto on Thursday night to snap a 15-game hitting streak
Analysis: Cespedes, batting .269, hit .344 (21 for 61) with 13 RBIs during his streak.
June 29 9:35 AM PT10:35 AM MT11:35 AM CT12:35 PM ET12:35 ET16:35 GMT0:35 9:35 AM MST11:35 AM EST12:05 PM VEN20:35 UAE11:35 AM CT-Cespedes extended his hit streak to 12 games by going 2 for 7 in a 7-6 win in 14 innings against Miami on Saturday.
Analysis: The Oakland outfielder, currently batting .272, has gone 18 for 50 (.360) during his streak with three doubles, two homers and 13 RBIs.
June 28 5:59 PM PT6:59 PM MT7:59 PM CT8:59 PM ET20:59 ET0:59 GMT8:59 5:59 PM MST7:59 PM EST8:29 PM VEN4:59 UAE (+1)7:59 PM CT-Cespedes was 2 for 4 and scored three runs in Friday's win over Miami.
Analysis: Cespedes has hit safely in 11 straight and is batting .343 with 23 RBIs over his last 24 games.
June 20 8:54 AM PT9:54 AM MT10:54 AM CT11:54 AM ET11:54 ET15:54 GMT23:54 8:54 AM MST10:54 AM EST11:24 AM VEN19:54 UAE10:54 AM CT-Cespedes went 2 for 4 with his 14th home run in Thursday's 4-2 win over Boston.
Analysis: In addition to showing off his arm, Cespedes is performing well at the plate recently. He's 8 for 20 with two homers and seven RBIs in his last five games.
June 12 7:25 PM PT8:25 PM MT9:25 PM CT10:25 PM ET22:25 ET2:25 GMT10:25 7:25 PM MST9:25 PM EST9:55 PM VEN6:25 UAE (+1)9:25 PM CT-Cespedes went 3 for 5 with a double and two RBIs in Wednesday's win over the Angels.
Analysis: Cespedes is batting .366 on a nine-game hitting streak.
June 5 5:23 PM PT6:23 PM MT7:23 PM CT8:23 PM ET20:23 ET0:23 GMT8:23 5:23 PM MST7:23 PM EST7:53 PM VEN4:23 UAE (+1)7:23 PM CT-Cespedes went 3 for 5 with two home runs in Wednesday's win over the New York Yankees.
Analysis: He has three homers and seven RBIs in his last four games.
May 25 6:35 PM PT7:35 PM MT8:35 PM CT9:35 PM ET21:35 ET1:35 GMT9:35 6:35 PM MST8:35 PM EST9:05 PM VEN5:35 UAE (+1)8:35 PM CT-Cespedes went 3 for 4 with his eighth home run and a triple in a 5-2 loss at Toronto on Saturday.
Analysis: Cespedes had gone 1 for 16 over his previous four games.
May 19 3:07 PM PT4:07 PM MT5:07 PM CT6:07 PM ET18:07 ET22:07 GMT6:07 3:07 PM MST5:07 PM EST5:37 PM VEN2:07 UAE (+1)5:07 PM CT-Cespedes went 2 for 5 with five RBIs in Sunday's win in Cleveland.
Analysis: It was a career high in RBIs for Cespedes.
May 10 1:54 PM PT2:54 PM MT3:54 PM CT4:54 PM ET16:54 ET20:54 GMT4:54 1:54 PM MST3:54 PM EST4:24 PM VEN0:54 UAE (+1)3:54 PM CT-Cespedes went deep again in Friday's 8-0 win over Washington.
Analysis: Cespedes has homered three times in the last four games. He is tied with Josh Donaldson for the team lead with seven long balls on the season.
May 1 2:30 PM PT3:30 PM MT4:30 PM CT5:30 PM ET17:30 ET21:30 GMT5:30 2:30 PM MST4:30 PM EST5:00 PM VEN1:30 UAE (+1)4:30 PM CT-Cespedes enjoyed a very good fantasy effort in a 12-1 rout of the awful Rangers.
Analysis: Cespedes was 2 for 4 with two runs scored.
Apr. 30 10:45 PM PT11:45 PM MT12:45 AM CT1:45 AM ET1:45 ET5:45 GMT13:45 10:45 PM MST12:45 AM EST1:15 AM VEN9:45 UAE12:45 AM CT-Cespedes returned Tuesday after missing four games with a with a strained left hamstring.
Analysis: He had a hit and scored three runs Tuesday before leaving the win over Texas.
Apr. 21 9:40 PM PT10:40 PM MT11:40 PM CT12:40 AM ET0:40 ET4:40 GMT12:40 9:40 PM MST11:40 PM EST12:10 AM VEN8:40 UAE11:40 PM CT-Cespedes left Sunday's game with a heel injury.
Analysis: It isn't expected to be serious and he could be back in the lineup Monday.
Apr. 19 1:19 PM PT2:19 PM MT3:19 PM CT4:19 PM ET16:19 ET20:19 GMT4:19 1:19 PM MST3:19 PM EST3:49 PM VEN0:19 UAE (+1)3:19 PM CT-Cespedes was 3 for 4 Friday against Houston with his fourth homer.
Analysis: Cespedes is slugging .523 through 16 games with 13 RBIs.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2012 Oak 129 487 70 142 25 5 23 82 43 102 16 4 .292 .356 .505
2013 Oak 135 529 74 127 21 4 26 80 37 137 7 7 .240 .294 .442
2014 Oak 95 374 59 95 23 3 16 61 28 75 1 2 .254 .305 .460
Career 359 1390 203 364 69 12 65 223 108 314 24 13 .262 .319 .469

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2012 Oak Total 5 19 1 6 1 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 .316 .381 .368
    LDS 5 19 1 6 1 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 .316 .381 .368
2013 Oak Total 5 21 3 8 1 1 1 4 0 4 0 0 .381 .409 .667
    LDS 5 21 3 8 1 1 1 4 0 4 0 0 .381 .409 .667
Career 10 40 4 14 2 1 1 6 2 6 2 0 .350 .395 .525


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