Yoenis Cespedes Homers In His First Spring Training Game

Oakland A's

Yoenis Cespedes took Jeff Francis deep after fouling off several pitches. Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Cuban-born MLB player Yoesnis Cespedes homered, walked and singled in his first major league game, leading the Oakland Athletics to a 6-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.

Cespedes walked on five pitches in his first at-bat against Johnny Cueto. He singled in his second at bat and crushed a long home run off Jeff Francis after fouling off several pitches.

Sport’s Illustrated MLB: Cespedes homers in debut with A’s

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