Yoenis Cespedes

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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

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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

Target Field during the National Anthem during the Minnesota Twins home opener against the Boston Red Sox on April 12, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Source: Hannah Foslien /Getty Images)

Baseball’s Best Ready To Square Off In MLB All-Star Game

Mike Matheny had quite the choice for the National League’s All-Star starter.

07/15/2014

National League All-Star Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins bats during the Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field on July 14, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Source: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Long Layoff May Have Cost Stanton In HR Derby

Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format.

07/15/2014

Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins watches from the dugout during the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on July 7, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Home Run Derby Rosters Starting To Take Shape

Jose Bautista and Troy Tulowitzki have announced three members of their respective teams for Monday night’s Home Run Derby at Target Field.

07/09/2014

Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins hits a double during the ninth inning of the game against the Oakland Athletics at Marlins Park on June 28, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Marlins Try To Salvage Series Against A’s

The Oakland Athletics were the fastest team in the AL to 50 wins and are a season-best 20 games over .500, though they made it difficult on themselves in the last two contests. After overcoming blown leads to win both, the MLB-leading A’s go for a three-game sweep of the host Miami Marlins on Sunday.

06/29/2014

Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins is tagged out at home by Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics during a game  at Marlins Park on June 27, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Marlins Face A’s Looking To End Home Losing Streak

Resiliency has been one key to the Oakland Athletics’ success this season. After rallying for another late-inning victory, the A’s try to hand the Miami Marlins a fourth consecutive home loss Saturday.

06/28/2014

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 27: Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins is tagged out at home by Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics during a game at Marlins Park on June 27, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

A’s Score 4 In 9th To Beat Marlins 9-5

Coco Crisp scored the go-ahead run in the ninth inning on a replay reversal, and the Oakland Athletics bounced back after blowing a four-run lead to beat the Miami Marlins 9-5 on Friday night.

06/27/2014

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