Yoenis Cespedes was introduced for the first time officially as an Athletic at 9:45 this morning in Phoenix.
So what to make of Miguel Tejada and his request to join Manny Ramirez as the oldest three-four hitting combo since slo-pitch softball?
PHOENIX -- "There was no bigger obstacle than Mark Ellis," Bob Melvin told me with a smile, recalling Jemile Weeks' road to the big leagues last season.
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