10mYoenis Cespedes isn't ready for defense. Chris Young, Coco Crisp and Josh Reddick will man the A's outfield in Game 3 against the Twins.
10mThe A's could clinch a playoff berth as early as Saturday evening, but they're not getting ahead of themselves or taking anything for granted.
10mJosh Donaldson and Yoenis Cespedes both homered as the A's pounded the Twins 11-0, whittling their magic number for a postseason berth to two.
10mDespite an ailing shoulder, Bob Melvin and the A' appear to need Yoenis Cespedes and his .365 September batting average in the lineup.
10mThe A's bullpen has pitched Oakland to the brink of consecutive A.L. West titles, but lately Grant Balfour and Ryan cook have not been themselves.
10mYoenis Cespedes is batting cleanup as the designated hitter less than two days after receiving a cortisone shot in his right shoulder.
10mJohn Jaso's season was thought to be over, but the catcher is is making a big step this weekend and a 2013 return is not out of the question.
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