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5 MLB Players That You Didn’t Know Defected From Cuba

In light of the Boston Red Sox signing Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million deal, let’s take a look at other MLB players who defected from Cuba.

08/25/2014

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Boston Red Sox is greeted by Dustin Pedroia #15 (L), Brock Holt #26 (second from left) and on deck batter Mike Naooli (R) after Holt, Pedroia, and Cespedes score on Cespedes three run home run in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 10, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Cespedes’ Homer Lifts Weary Sox Over Angels, 3-1

Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning, Rubby De La Rosa pitched five-hit ball into the eighth and the Boston Red Sox bounced back from a 19-inning loss with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.

08/10/2014

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5 MLB Trade Deadline Winners

After one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let’s take a look at who made the best moves of the day.

08/01/2014

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21 Things That Have Happened Since The Last Back-to-Back Home Run Derby Champion

With 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.

07/16/2014

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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Back-To-Back HR Derby Champ Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes is the name on every sports announcer’s lips but what do you really know about this Cuban powerhouse center fielder with an amazing arm? Here are a few facts.

07/15/2014

American League All-Star Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland A's bats during the Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field on July 14, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Cespedes Wins Home Run Derby Again, Dodgers’ Puig Only Shutout

Oakland’s Yoenis 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.

07/14/2014

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3 Things Yoenis Cespedes Was Compared To On Twitter

After Tuesday’s 300-plus foot throw to home by the Athletics’ left fielder went viral, fans took to twitter to express who and what Yoenis Cespedes really is. Here are some of the comparisons.

06/12/2014

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Who Is Yoenis Cespedes? 5 Facts You Didn’t Know About The A’s Outfielder

Yoenis Cespedes is the name on every sports announcer’s lips but what do you really know about this Cuban powerhouse center fielder with an amazing arm? Here are a few facts.

06/12/2014

Collin Cowgill hit a three-run homer in a losing effort for the Angels Saturday evening. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Sport)

A’s Trounce Trout-Less Angels, 11-3

Collin Cowgill’s three-run homer off Tommy Milone in the fourth accounted for all of the Angels’ runs.

05/31/2014

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics poses with the trophy after winning Chevrolet Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Cespedes Becomes First Player Left Out Of All-Star Game To Win Home Run Derby

Yoenis Cespedes won baseball’s Home Run Derby on Monday night, becoming the first player left out of the All-Star game to take home the crown.

07/15/2013

Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics slides safely into home and scores a run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the ninth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 11, 2013 in Anaheim, California. The Athletics defeated the Angels 8-1. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

A’s Complete Sweep Of Angels With 8-1 Win

Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning, Yoenis Cespedes also went deep and A.J. Griffin pitched eight solid innings Thursday night, leading Oakland to an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels and extending the Athletics’ winning streak to eight games.

04/11/2013

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits 3-run walk off home run against  the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fifth inning of an interleague game at O.co Coliseum on June 21, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Cespedes Hits Walk-Off Homer To Complete Sweep Of Dodgers

Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning for his first career game-ending shot, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Thursday for a three-game sweep.

06/21/2012

Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Yoenis Cespedes #52 after scoring a run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fifth inning of an interleague game at O.co Coliseum on June 20, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Dodgers Have Another Rough Night In Loss To A’s

Tommy Milone pitched a three-hitter for his first career complete game, Yoenis Cespedes had two hits and an RBI in his return to the Oakland lineup and the Athletics beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Wednesday night for their seventh win in eight games.

06/20/2012

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