Yoenis Cespedes makes another amazing throw


Yoenis Cespedes (left) and Coco Crisp celebrate a 7-1 victory. (Mark J. Terrill / AP)

Yoenis Cespedes is 2-for-2 this week — in the field.

For the second straight night, he made an unbelievable play to gun down a baserunner. This time, the Oakland Athletics’ left fielder caught Albert Pujols of the Angels as he tried to stretch a double into a triple. Cespedes got his league-leading ninth outfield assist on the throw to third baseman Josh Donaldson.

(Technically, Cespedes’ throw to the plate, nabbing Howie Kendrick, on Tuesday was more incredible. Watch it again and appreciate it.)

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.

sports

early-lead

Success! Check your inbox for details. You might also like:

Please enter a valid email address

See all newsletters

Comments
Show Comments
Next Story
Matt Bonesteel · June 12, 2014

To keep reading, please enter your email address.

You’ll also receive from The Washington Post:
  • A free 6-week digital subscription
  • Our daily newsletter in your inbox

Please enter a valid email address

I have read and agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Please indicate agreement.

Thank you.

Check your inbox. We’ve sent an email explaining how to set up an account and activate your free digital subscription.