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.
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.
Mike Matheny had quite the choice for the National League’s All-Star starter.
Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format.
Jose Bautista and Troy Tulowitzki have announced three members of their respective teams for Monday night’s Home Run Derby at Target Field.
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.
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.
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.
As the Oakland Athletics hope to string together another strong stretch on the mound, Jesse Chavez will try to continue his surprising season for the AL West leaders. While the Athletics seek their seventh victory in nine games, the Miami Marlins look to turn things around at home with their ninth straight interleague win at Marlins Park on Friday night.
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.