|2014 Regular Season|
Cespedes has hit safely in nine of 10, batting .357 with three homers and 11 RBIs.
Cespedes needs to turn it around for fantasy owners since he is at .190 in July. Consider dangling him as trade bait if these struggles persist.
Cespedes, the two-time reigning Home Run Derby champion, has had several hand and wrist injuries in his two-and-a-half years in the majors. A's manager Bob Melvin said the slugger hurt his thumb when he fell following an awkward swing on a ground out in the fifth. X-rays on Cespedes' thumb were negative, Melvin said.
Cespedes hit a total of 30 home runs on the night. He saved his best for last, a 452-foot blast to the third deck above left field that officially measured as the longest of the night.
Cespedes, batting .269, hit .344 (21 for 61) with 13 RBIs during his streak.
The Oakland outfielder, currently batting .272, has gone 18 for 50 (.360) during his streak with three doubles, two homers and 13 RBIs.
Cespedes has hit safely in 11 straight and is batting .343 with 23 RBIs over his last 24 games.
In addition to showing off his arm, Cespedes is performing well at the plate recently. He's 8 for 20 with two homers and seven RBIs in his last five games.
Cespedes is batting .366 on a nine-game hitting streak.
He has three homers and seven RBIs in his last four games.
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