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Cespedes more at ease for sophomore seasonHaving never completed a round of batting practice with Yoenis Cespedes that didn't involve a single ball clearing the fence, A's manager Bob Melvin finally saw the light at the end of the tunnel on Sunday afternoon following a few home run-free pitches…Upvote Share Tweet
Seeing A's as a fluke would be a mistakeIn every corner of the A's spring clubhouse, there's a determination to repeat the feat of 2012, but also a pride in having already accomplished something almost no one on the outside thought possible.Upvote Share Tweet
Weeks' comeback in 2013 a family affairBoth Weeks brothers are back for 2013, Rickie having further cemented his role as the Brewers' starting second baseman with a strong finish to 2012, and Jemile back in A's camp trying to win back his old job.Upvote Share Tweet
Los Angeles Clippers, utah Jazz to talk Eric Bledsoe for Paul Millsap, sou…Feb 17There is a level of mutual interest between the Clippers and Utah Jazz in exploring a deal that would feature Eric Bledsoe as the headliner in a trade package for Jazz forward Paul Millsap, sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com.