|May 20 10:39 AM PT11:39 AM MT12:39 PM CT1:39 PM ET13:39 ET17:39 GMT1:39 CST10:39 AM MST12:39 PM EST1:09 PM VEN21:39 UAE12:39 PM CT-Cespedes hit a leadoff homer in the eighth inning Sunday and the A's beat the Royals 4-3 to move back over .500.
Analysis: Cespedes is batting just .143 over his last 11 games. Eight of his 25 hits on the season have left the yard.
|May 14 8:59 AM PT9:59 AM MT10:59 AM CT11:59 AM ET11:59 ET15:59 GMT23:59 CST8:59 AM MST10:59 AM EST11:29 AM VEN19:59 UAE10:59 AM CT-Cespedes belted his seventh homer during Monday's 5-1 win over Texas.
Analysis: While fantasy owners were surely glad to see him go deep, Cespedes is just 3 for 25 over his last seven games. He's hitting a very lackluster .212 on the season.
|May 1 1:04 PM PT2:04 PM MT3:04 PM CT4:04 PM ET16:04 ET20:04 GMT4:04 CST1:04 PM MST3:04 PM EST3:34 PM VEN0:04 UAE (+1)3:04 PM CT-Cespedes stayed hot since returning from injury, going 2 for 4 with four RBIs in the Athletics' 10-6 win over the Angels on Tuesday.
Analysis: Cespedes is 5 for 17 with seven RBIs in three games since missing two weeks due to a strained muscle in his left hand.
|Apr. 29 2:20 PM PT3:20 PM MT4:20 PM CT5:20 PM ET17:20 ET21:20 GMT5:20 CST2:20 PM MST4:20 PM EST4:50 PM VEN1:20 UAE (+1)4:20 PM CT-Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer with one out in the ninth inning of Sunday's 9-8, 10-inning victory over Baltimore.
Analysis: Cespedes also singled and scored during Oakland's four-run sixth inning. The A's are 9-2 with the Cuban slugger in their lineup this season and 5-10 without him.
|Apr. 13 1:09 PM PT2:09 PM MT3:09 PM CT4:09 PM ET16:09 ET20:09 GMT4:09 CST1:09 PM MST3:09 PM EST3:39 PM VEN0:09 UAE (+1)3:09 PM CT-The Oakland Athletics have activated Cespedes from the disabled list before Sunday's game against the Baltimore Orioles.
Analysis: Cespedes was immediately inserted into the lineup, batting cleanup and playing left field. The A's are hoping Cespedes can give their slumping offense a boost. He had three home runs and seven RBIs before going on the DL on April 13 with a strained muscle in his left hand.
|Apr. 12 2:01 PM PT3:01 PM MT4:01 PM CT5:01 PM ET17:01 ET21:01 GMT5:01 CST2:01 PM MST4:01 PM EST4:31 PM VEN1:01 UAE (+1)4:01 PM CT-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 that extended the Athletics' winning streak to eight games.
Analysis: Cespedes is 5 for 13 in the last three games.
|Apr. 3 10:58 PM PT11:58 PM MT12:58 AM CT1:58 AM ET1:58 ET5:58 GMT13:58 CST10:58 PM MST12:58 AM EST1:28 AM VEN9:58 UAE12:58 AM CT-Cespedes hit a solo home run in Oakland's 7-1 loss to Seattle on Tuesday.
Analysis: Cespedes has accounted for the Athletics' lone run in their first two games this season.
|Mar. 27 3:55 PM PT4:55 PM MT5:55 PM CT6:55 PM ET18:55 ET22:55 GMT6:55 CST3:55 PM MST5:55 PM EST6:25 PM VEN2:55 UAE (+1)4:55 PM CT-An arbitration court in the Dominican Republic has ordered Cespedes to pay 22 percent of the value of his contract with the Athletics to the former agent who helped secure the deal.
Analysis: The lawyer for former agent Edgar Mercedes says that amounts to $7.9 million owed to his client. Lawyer Guillermo Estrello says the order is immediately enforceable and he will be notifying the Athletics to start docking it from the slugger's salary. A lawyer for Cespedes says the amount owed is closer to $2 million.
|Mar. 12 4:46 PM PT5:46 PM MT6:46 PM CT7:46 PM ET19:46 ET23:46 GMT7:46 CST4:46 PM MST6:46 PM EST7:16 PM VEN3:46 UAE (+1)5:46 PM CT-Cespedes has rejoined the Oakland Athletics after briefly leaving spring training to be reunited with his family for the first time in about a year.
Analysis: The Cuban defector surprised family members in Miami after they arrived over the weekend from the Turks and Caicos, where they had been detained as illegal immigrants. The relatives, including Cespedes' mother, Estela Milanes, were released Jan. 21. Cespedes acknowledged this spring that he worried constantly late last season about his family's safety in the Dominican Republic.