1. Yoenis Cespedes Injury: Updates on Red Sox Star's Hand and Return

    Updates from Thursday, Aug. 14 Yoenis Cespedes is back in the lineup, according to the Red Sox: Original Text: In the midst of a major hot streak, Boston Red Sox ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 months ago 7,115 reads 6 comments

  2. Will Billy Beane's Win-Now Trade Deadline Philosophy Pay Off or Backfire?

    Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane is tired of his team being “one-and-done” in the playoffs...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 10 months ago 25,535 reads 85 comments

  3. What Does the Future Hold for the Boston Red Sox's Lineup?

    The Boston Red Sox had a trade deadline to remember, trading away five vital pieces of the 2013 championship team after jettisoning two other pieces earlier in the week...

    Evan Brunell Written by Evan Brunell about 10 months ago 9,483 reads 30 comments

  4. MLB Trade Deadline 2014: Identifying Best Deals from Thursday's Transactions

    The 2014 MLB trade deadline had a little bit of something for everyone. Usual suspects were finally moved, yanking their names forcefully from the headlines...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 10 months ago 879 reads 0 comments

  5. MLB Trades 2014: Grades and Breakdowns for Teams Active During Deadline

    There is always plenty of buildup and anticipation for the MLB trade deadline, with the actual event not always living up to the billing. On Thursday the deals consummated did not disappoint...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 10 months ago 1,156 reads 0 comments

  6. MLB Trades 2014: Grades and Analysis for Latest Deadline Deals

    One things is abundantly clear at the 2014 MLB trade deadline: Billy Beane is willing to do whatever it takes. The Oakland Athletics general manager is all in on a 2014 World Series crown...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 10 months ago 4,103 reads 0 comments

  7. Boston Red Sox Will Come out on Top in Jon Lester-Yoenis Cespedes Trade

    The Red Sox wisely dealt Jon Lester Thursday morning in a trade that positions them better for the future. Not three years down the road but next year. Boston acquired Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes in exchange for Lester and Jonny Gomes...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 10 months ago 2,421 reads 0 comments

  8. Boston Red Sox: Breaking Down the Trade of Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics

    The time has come when we can put away all speculation about the rumors surrounding what will happen with the Boston Red Sox 's former No. 1 ace Jon Lester . No longer will we have to ask ourselves whether or not he'll receive an extension...

    Peter Panacy Written by Peter Panacy about 10 months ago 1,200 reads 0 comments

  9. Grading the Jon Lester-Yoenis Cespedes Blockbuster Trade for Both Teams

    The MLB trade deadline is only hours away, and the first blockbuster deal of this season has been agreed upon. As first reported by Alex Speier of WEEI 93.7 FM in Boston, and later confirmed by CBSSports...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 10 months ago 27,166 reads 62 comments

  10. Red Sox Pull off Surprising Coup in Jon Lester for Yoenis Cespedes Blockbuster

    The inevitable happened Thursday morning, as the Boston Red Sox traded left-hander Jon Lester , a free-agent-to-be who was expected to test the open market after the two sides failed for months to reach an agreement in contract-extension talks...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 10 months ago 29,088 reads 48 comments

  11. Oakland Athletics Land Jon Lester from Red Sox for Cespedes

    The Boston Red Sox have sent starting pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, according to Alex Speier of WEEI.com...

    Gary  Phillips Written by Gary Phillips about 10 months ago 368 reads 0 comments

  12. MLB Trade Deadline 2014: Recap and Report Cards for Every Deal

    The 2014 MLB non-waiver trade deadline has concluded, and it didn't come and go quietly. On Wednesday, only one major trade transpired, as the St...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 10 months ago 238,014 reads 231 comments

  13. Adam Jones Loses Track of Outs, Allows Yoenis Cespedes to Jog Home on Sac Fly

    Throughout a 162-game season, MLB players are going to make mental mistakes. Fans may not like it, but it happens. Adam Jones happened to be the latest player to have a lapse in concentration...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 10 months ago 66,207 reads 47 comments

  14. Home Run Derby 2014: Winner Yoenis Cespedes Sets Stage for Huge 2nd Half

    Not that the Oakland Athletics needed more good vibes in 2014, ending the first half with the best record in Major League Baseball and acquiring Jeff Samardzija before ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 951 reads 0 comments

  15. MLB Home Run Derby 2014: Full Results and Key Storylines from Event

    The format may have been confusing, Yasiel Puig may have disappointed with zero home runs and the crowd may have been focused on other players, but Monday was Yoenis Cespedes ’ night at the Home Run Derby...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 months ago 3,109 reads 0 comments

  16. 2014 Home Run Derby Results: Convoluted Structure Still Led to Deserving Winner

    To be honest, I'm not sure how Yoenis Cespedes won the 2014 Home Run Derby, but he was clearly the best on the night, so it all worked out in the end...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 months ago 1,446 reads 0 comments

  17. Yoenis Cespedes' Home Run Derby Display Shows He Performs Best on the Big Stage

    When the lights shine brightest, Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes stars. In the aftermath of a second consecutive Home Run Derby crown, it's becoming abundantly clear that the 28-year-old has a flair for the dramatic...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 10 months ago 31,626 reads 79 comments

  18. 2014 Home Run Derby Results: Yoenis Cespedes Makes History in Impressive Win

    It was a brand-new format for the 2014 Home Run Derby, but it was Yoenis Cespedes who was making the history...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 months ago 1,408 reads 0 comments

  19. Yoenis Cespedes 1st to Win Consecutive Home Run Derbies Since Ken Griffey Jr.

    Oakland Athletics left fielder Yoenis Cespedes is known for his power, but it's one thing to produce on a big stage when knocking it out of the park is the only objective...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 10 months ago 4,779 reads 10 comments

  20. Inside MLB's Cuban Pipeline: It's High-Risk, High-Reward

    Ken Williams wasn't even sure whether to get on the plane. The Chicago White Sox liked Jose Abreu, but they also knew they weren't alone...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 10 months ago 95,893 reads 65 comments

  21. Home Run Derby Format 2014: Explaining Updated Rules for MLB Spectacle

    Who's ready for some dingers ? This year's Home Run Derby will have plenty of them, and if that wasn't exciting enough, the format for the annual summer event has been reworked in a fun new way...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 11 months ago 5,165 reads 0 comments

  22. Yoenis Cespedes Injury: Updates on Athletics Star's Hamstring and Return

    Updates from Wednesday, July 2 Yoenis Cespedes has returned to the Oakland Athletics ' lineup, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle: Original ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 11 months ago 2,172 reads 1 comments

  23. Ranking the Oakland A's Best 2014 All-Star Game Candidates

    Despite having Major League Baseball's best record at 51-30, the Oakland A's only have one player who is currently in line for a 2014 All-Star Game starting nod ...

    Jacob Garcia Written by Jacob Garcia about 11 months ago 1,418 reads 0 comments