When the gates in Sacramento opened to fans Tuesday, Manny Ramirez left. Since his 50-game suspension and 10-game rehab stint are both over, he has to sit out until he's added to the River Cats' roster Wednesday.
For the second straight game, Yoenis Cespedes is playing left field, not center. With Coco Crisp back in center for the A's, the Cuban rookie may find himself playing a corner outfield spot when he returns.
Coco Crisp is 2-for-29 in seven games since returning from the disabled list, prompting Bob Melvin to drop him significantly in the order.Ratto: Crisp back to happy place Crisp getting what he bargained for
Coco Crisp got a two-year, 14M contract in the offseason. He appears to be back in center field longterm, and he even got to return from the DL without playing in any rehab games. No wonder he is struggling.
Yoenis Cespedes and Manny Ramirez batted second and third respectively for the River Cats on Monday, and both delivered hits.More: Personality in midseason form Position change for Cespedes?