Preparing for HR Derby, Cespedes hits Coliseum's 'O'

Preparing for HR Derby, Cespedes hits Coliseum's 'O'
July 13, 2013, 5:30 pm
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When Yoenis Cespedes takes batting practice, people watch, especially as the A's slugger is preparing to participate in the 2013 Home Run Derby this Monday night in New York.

[REWIND: Cespedes to compete in HR Derby]

Cespedes, 27, has 38 home runs in his first 206 MLB games. This year, he is averaging a home run every 20.1 at-bats and has 15 big flies in 77 games.

On Saturday, while taking a practice round for the derby, Cespedes was mashing home runs. He hit one into the "O" in the O.Co sign in left field, which teammate Josh Donaldson did in early June.

[REWIND: The story behind Donaldson's 'O' homer]

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Cespedes will compete on the American League team alongside captain Robinson Cano, Chris Davis, and Prince Fielder and face the NL squad comprised of David Wright, Bryce Harper, Pedro Alvarez and Michael Cuddyer.

Who's your pick to win it all?

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