OAKLAND -- Asked in Spanish how he felt after two days off with a strained left hamstring, Yoenis Cespedes answered in his native tongue.
"Mejor," he said. Better.
OAKLAND -- Yoenis Cespedes has returned to the A's starting lineup three days after straining his left hamstring, but neither center fielder Coco Crisp (right heel) nor third baseman Josh Donaldso
OAKLAND -- The A's have won five straight against the New York Yankees at the O.co Coliseum, dating to last season.
OAKLAND -- Yoenis Cespedes seemed to tweak a leg running out a ground ball he hit to second base in the first inning and he was replaced in left field by Seth Smith in the top of the third.
Programming note: A’s-White Sox coverage gets underway tonight with A’s Pregame Live at 4:30 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet California.