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Yoenis Cespedes

The Oakland A’s Yoenis Cespedes bats during the Chevrolet Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

A’s Cespedes Brings Citi Field To Its Knees, Wins Home Run Derby

The Oakland Athletics slugger beat Bryce Harper 9-8 in the final round Monday night at reconfigured Citi Field, hitting the decisive drive with five swings to spare.

07/15/2013

Andy Pettitte of the New York Yankees pitches against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium on May 5, 2013. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Athletics Edge Yankees, Oakland Takes Rubber Game Over Bombers

Andy Pettitte surrendered two home runs as the Yankees lost 5-4 on Sunday.

05/06/2013

Jonny Gomes (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Coleman: Might The Mets Target Slugger Jonny Gomes If Scott Hairston Departs?

After a down year in 2011 — which was split between Cincinnati and Washington — Gomes bounced back to hit 18 home runs and drive in 47 runs in 279 at-bats, along with his best-ever .377 on-base percentage for the A’s.

10/22/2012

Coco Crisp of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after hitting the game winning RBI against the New York Yankees at O.co Coliseum on July 22, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Athletics Complete Four-Game Sweep Over Yankees

Coco Crisp collected the game-winning hit as the Yankees lost in 12 innings to the Oakland A’s. The Athletics completed a four-game sweep over the Yankees.

07/22/2012

Yoenis Cespedes hits a solo home run against the New York Yankees at O.co Coliseum. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Yankees Drop First Three Games In Oakland, Looking To Avoid Sweep

The Yankees have lost three in a row to the Athletics. They lost 2-1 on Saturday night and are facing the prospect of a four-game sweep on Sunday.

07/21/2012

(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Silverman: Upstart A’s Find Their Bite During The Dog Days

The surprise Oakland A’s have become a dangerous team both in the AL West and in competition with the Yankees.

07/21/2012

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Big League Teams Lining Up To See Yoenis Cespedes

A representative for Cuban center fielder Yoenis Cespedes says he is preparing to showcase the slugger for several major league teams, including the Yankees.

11/10/2011