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Yoenis Cespedes likely to return on Sunday

Apr 26, 2013, 9:35 PM EDT

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Yoenis Cespedes will likely be activated on Sunday, according to’s Jane Lee. The Athletics outfielder was battling a left thumb strain but is good to go as he is playing in the field for the Sacramento River Cats tonight. He will DH for them on Saturday.

Though Cespedes was hitting .200 prior to his injury, he had hit three home runs in 47 trips to the plate. He is looking to build upon an impressive rookie campaign last year, when he finished second in AL Rookie of the Year voting to Mike Trout and tenth in the AL MVP race.

  1. aceinthehole12 - Apr 27, 2013 at 1:08 AM

    Good..we need him.

  2. louhudson23 - Apr 27, 2013 at 6:28 AM

    My favorite ballplayer is quickly becoming Cespedes….hustle,defense,game awareness and give a shit,all to to go with the obvious talent(needs to work on the sliding)….too rare these days….

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