Crisp (heel), Cespedes (hamstring) not in lineup. No surprise, esp. with Cespedes. Have to think day game tomorrow unlikely for him too.
San Francisco Chronicle "If there was a game the A’s were meant to lose in their three-game series against the Rangers, it was Tuesday’s. Yu Darvish vs. Dan Straily was all you had to know to pick a favorite. Darvish was 7-1 with a 2.97 ERA and a majors-leading 86 strikeouts, and Straily had a 7.27 ERA and a spot in..." May 22
San Francisco Chronicle "One of the boxes A's manager Bob Melvin needed to check off after Oakland's historic 19-inning victory was to chat with Yoenis Céspedes, who spent time admiring his long drive in the ninth inning, only to turn a likely double into a single. Melvin didn't appreciate the lack of hustle. "I..." May 01
MLB.com "Yoenis Cespedes did not take any more swings or hit off a tee Sunday, but it is expected he will do so again on Monday and he will also likely take batting practice while the A's are in Boston. If all goes well, Cespedes could be sent to Sacramento for a brief Minor League rehab assignment as..." April 22
MLB.com "Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes participated in batting practice on Monday for the first time since hitting the disabled list, his injured left hand appearing to be no issue. That's an extremely encouraging sight for the A's, who expect Cespedes to continue taking swings in Boston before beginning a..." April 22
Cespedes tells me he hit in cage with both hands and in English says, "I'm ready." I said, "Really?" and he says, "Yes." Firmly. #Athletics
X-rays negative on Cespedes' left hand.
San Francisco Chronicle "Yoenis Cespedes was placed on the disabled list this morning with a sprained muscle in his left hand and according to manager Bob Melvin, the hope is that he will be out only the required 15 days. Cespedes hurt the area between his thumb and index finger on the outside of the hand with an..." April 13
San Francisco Chronicle ""One more, please." Those were the words of Yoenis Céspedes (in English), who was supposed to be done with batting practice but wanted more. Curt Young was pitching, and Céspedes wouldn't leave the batting cage until he got another. Then another. "One more, please." The A's most..." March 20
San Francisco Chronicle "The A's have had their first Champagne shower of the season. It happened Saturday, after Yoenis Céspedes got word via text message that his mother and 11 other relatives had landed safely in Miami, the end of a harrowing yearlong journey that began with their defection from Cuba. Céspedes was..." March 15
San Francisco Chronicle "The A's have had their first Champagne shower of the season. It happened Saturday, after Yoenis Céspedes got word via text message that his mother and 11 other relatives had landed safely in Miami, the end of a harrowing yearlong journey that began with their defection from Cuba. Céspedes..." March 13
San Francisco Chronicle "Yoenis Céspedes' primary concern from late last season - the issue that had been eating at him - is resolved, and the A's left fielder was overjoyed Saturday. "Noticias, noticias!" he said, racing up to a reporter. News, news! "Mi familia, Miami, 2:30 today!" Céspedes' 14 family members..." March 10
Swingin' A's "It’s been a while since I’ve written about the simple fact that the sky is not nearly high enough for the limit to Yoenis Cespedes‘ potential. As Billy Beane has shuffled things around him, adding pieces here and there to construct perhaps the deepest Athletics team I’ve seen in year, Yoenis has..." February 24
San Francisco Chronicle "Yoenis Céspedes arrived in camp and made the biggest noise of the day, blasting a homer over the batter's eye in center on Field One at Papago Park. Manager Bob Melvin, who threw the pitch, had thought he might hold Céspedes homerless Sunday. As he watched the ball sail way over the high fence,..." February 18
San Francisco Chronicle "Jed Lowrie would prefer to play one position every day and feels most comfortable at shortstop. Hiro Nakajima told A's manager Bob Melvin he is happy to play anywhere. For starters, though, Lowrie will bounce around the infield and Nakajima will focus on shortstop; this is his first year..." February 17