Oakland Athletics

Yoenis Cespedes homers in Oakland Athletics debut

Suddenly the Oakland A’s seem like a different team. It’s only one Spring Training game, but for most people that’s all they have to go on with Yoenis Cespedes — besides that amazing, ridiculous promotional video.

Cespedes started off with a 6-pitch walk, singled in his second plate appearance and fouled off several pitches before crushing a home run to left in his third.

Check it out. Impressive, to say the least.


We’re working with a very small sample size (thank you, Capt. Obvious) … but if Cespedes is legit the Athletics may have a Ricky Rubio situation on their hands (without the torn ACL, hopefully). Cespedes is big, strong and fast. He’s also totally new and has talent to spare. Will he sell tickets in Oakland? The early returns look promising.


What is Bay Area Sports Guy?

It is the top independent sports site covering the teams that play in the best sports region in the United States. BASG is not an ordinary fan blog. It is a place where sports news is broken and analyzed by writers with access who are not afraid to question the status quo, writers who also produce original content in the form of videos, photographs and podcasts.

Questions/Comments? Email basg@bayareasportsguy.com
Fill out my online form.

Copyright © 2017 - Bay Area Sports Guy. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy Terms of Use and BASG Shop Terms

To Top