A's Cespedes T-shirt giveaway Saturday still on

A's Cespedes T-shirt giveaway Saturday still on
July 31, 2014, 2:30 pm
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The A's will give away 10,000 T-shirts honoring Yoenis Cespedes on Saturday, Jon Lester's debut. (USATSI)

OAKLAND -- The Oakland Athletics announced on Thursday that they will distribute 10,000 La Potencia T-shirts, sponsored by NetSuite, at Saturday’s 1:05 p.m. game against Kansas City as originally planned. La Potencia means “The Power” in Spanish and recognizes Yoenis Cespedes for his contributions to back-to-back American League West titles. This morning the A’s traded Cespedes to Boston in exchange for outfielder Jonny Gomes and three-time All-Star pitcher Jon Lester, who is scheduled to start on Saturday.

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In addition, the A’s announced on Thursday the team has added a new giveaway date on this homestand’s promotional calendar. On Thursday, Aug. 7, 15,000 fans will receive a Josh Donaldson Silhouette T-shirt, also sponsored by NetSuite, prior to Oakland’s 7:05 p.m. game with the Minnesota Twins. In addition, fans that act quickly can take advantage of a special $10 ticket offer for field level tickets at that game while supplies last.

Tickets for the Aug. 7 promotion are open to all fans and are subject to availability. Fans can visit athletics.com/dynamicdeals to purchase tickets and athletics.com/promotions for more information about the giveaway.

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