With the addition on cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes and veteran bad boy Manny Ramirez to the Oakland A's ball club this spring, there are certainly some additional eyes fixated on their camp this spring. And certainly so, as Cespedes has done nothing but what he's been billed to do, slap the leather off of all baseball's he sees. Although he hasn't seen any action in the cactus league yet, he'll be making some noise when he does:
Yoenis Cespedes: 7-for-12 with 2 HRs in two simulated games. Seems #Athletics have a No. 3 hitter.Nobody in camp takes BP like this guy.— John Shea (@JohnSheaHey) March 8, 2012
The A's have a trio of games this weekend, taking on the Colorado Rockies at Salt River Fields Friday, then face off with the Cincinnati Reds at Phoenix Municipal Stadium Saturday. Those games are at 12:10 p.m PT with coverage on MLB.tv. Sunday they host the Kansas City Royals at 1:05 p.m. PT (remember day light savings time!).
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