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21 Things That Have Happened Since The Last Back-to-Back Home Run Derby Champion

With 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.

07/16/2014

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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Back-To-Back HR Derby Champ Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes is the name on every sports announcer’s lips but what do you really know about this Cuban powerhouse center fielder with an amazing arm? Here are a few facts.

07/15/2014

American League All-Star Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics bats during the Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field on July 14, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Cespedes Retains Home Run Derby Crown

Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star skills contest in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier 9-1 in the final round on Monday night.

07/15/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - SEPTEMBER 18: Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers walks from the dugout to bat against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the MLB game at Chase Field on September 18, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.

5 Cubans On MLB All-Star Roster

Five Cubans are on the rosters for Tuesday night’s game at Target Field.

07/15/2014

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3 Things Yoenis Cespedes Was Compared To On Twitter

After Tuesday’s 300-plus foot throw to home by the Athletics’ left fielder went viral, fans took to twitter to express who and what Yoenis Cespedes really is. Here are some of the comparisons.

06/12/2014

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Who Is Yoenis Cespedes? 5 Facts You Didn’t Know About The A’s Outfielder

Yoenis Cespedes is the name on every sports announcer’s lips but what do you really know about this Cuban powerhouse center fielder with an amazing arm? Here are a few facts.

06/12/2014

Oakland Athletics v Texas Rangers

A’s Complete Sweep As Rangers Fall 12-1

Yoenis Cespedes and Eric Sogard had two-run hits in the third, Jesse Chavez allowed one hit in seven scoreless innings, and the A’s completed a sweep with a rout of the Rangers.

05/01/2014

Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics

Rangers Beat A’s 5-1, Take First Place In AL West

The Texas Rangers moved back into sole possession of first place in the AL West with a 4-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics Tuesday.

09/04/2013

Derek Holland #45 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on August 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Holland Stellar Over 8 Innings In 4-0 Rangers Win

Derek Holland gave up four hits in eight stellar innings, Nelson Cruz and Mitch Moreland each hit a home run and Ron Washington became the ‘winningest’ manager in Rangers history as Texas beat the Oakland Athletics 4-0 on Sunday.

08/04/2013

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Cespedes Homers In A’s 4-2 Win

Yoenis Cespedes provided the power and Eric Sogard gave Oakland a little bit of punch. It was a winning formula.

08/03/2013

Chevrolet Home Run Derby

Cespedes Steals Show From All-Stars, Wins HR Derby

Oakland’s second-year slugger won baseball’s Home Run Derby with a dazzling display of power Monday night, becoming the first player left out of the Midsummer Classic to take home the crown.

07/16/2013

Oakland Athletics v Texas Rangers

Straily & Cespedes Put A’s Past Rangers 1-0

Dan Straily pitched seven scoreless innings and Yoenis Cespedes homered as the Athletics won their fifth straight game, 1-0 over the Rangers and Yu Darvish on Tuesday night.

05/21/2013

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