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3 Things Yoenis Cespedes Was Compared To On Twitter

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.


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Who Is Yoenis Cespedes? 5 Facts You Didn’t Know About The A’s Outfielder

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.


ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 10: Left fielder Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics chases down a flyball off the bat of Mike Trout (not pictured) of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for an out in the first inning to at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 10, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Yoenis Cespedes Makes The Throw Of The Year [VIDEO]

Oakland A’s left fielder Yoenis Cespedes has one of the better arms in Major League Baseball.

97.1 The Ticket–06/11/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 26: Drew Smyly #33 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at Coliseum on May 26, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Snap 4-Game Skid With 10-0 Win Over Tigers

Smyly was the first Tigers pitcher to allow four homers in a game since Max Scherzer did it in a 10-7 win over the Yankees on April 3, 2011.

97.1 The Ticket–05/26/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - MAY 21: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics strikes out swinging with two men on base to end the top of the eighth inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on May 21, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Some Funk: Rays Throw 1-Hitter, Lose To A’s

Talk about a funk!

97.1 The Ticket–05/22/2014

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Josh Reddick Has An Amazing Walk-Up Song [VIDEO]

Now that I have learned that Jose Reddick walks out to “Careless Whisper” by George Michael — I am a huge fan.

97.1 The Ticket–05/14/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MARCH 31: Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona and Michael Brantley #23 question a call by Mike Winters in the sixth inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics during Opening Day at Coliseum on March 31, 2014 in Oakland, California. Brantley reviewed the call with instant replay and the ruling on the field stood. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Cleveland Wins It Against AL Saves Leader Johnson

Terry Francona asked crew chief Mike Winters to review a collision at the plate, and the umpire obliged.

97.1 The Ticket–04/01/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 05: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Houston Astros during the first inning at Coliseum on September 5, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Athletics Need Sonny Gray To Show Off Masterful Curveball

The Oakland A’s, bitten by the injury bug, need to lean on starting pitcher Sonny Gray even more than expected.


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A’s Acquire Closer Johnson, Add Starter Kazmir

In one productive day, Athletics general manager Billy Beane filled two important pitching voids.

97.1 The Ticket–12/03/2013

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10:  Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics walks off outfield the field in the fourth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Five of the American League Division Series at Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Rookie Sonny Gray Might Have Been Hurt In Game 5 Against Detroit

After matching Tigers ace Justin Verlander pitch for pitch in Game 2, Gray could not repeat the feat in Game 5. It sounds like an injury, perhaps a rather serious one, is part of the reason why.

CBS Detroit–10/11/2013