Oakland A's outfielder Yoenis Cespedes successfully defended his Home Run Derby title on Monday night, powering his way past Cincinnati Reds' third baseman Todd Frazier, 9-1, in the final round at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Boston Red Sox advanced to the American League Championship Series, while the Detroit Tigers forced a fifth-and-decisive game in their American League Divisional Series, in Major League Baseball playoff action on Tuesday.
It was a wild Monday, in Major League Baseball playoff action, as the Los Angeles Dodgers advanced to the next round, while the Oakland Athletics grabbed a series lead, and both the St. Louis Cardinals and Tampa Bay Rays survived possible elimination.
Oakland sports fans are coming off a big weekend. Saturday night, the Oakland A's hosted the Detroit Tigers in Game 2 of the ALDS. After the A's won, Oakland Coliseum then needed to be converted from a baseball stadium to a football stadium in time for the Raiders Sunday night game against…
This is video of the Oakland A's and Atlanta Braves clinching division titles on Sunday, while the Kansas City Royals kept their slim playoffs hopes alive when outfielder Justin Maxwell blasted a walk-off grand slam home run against the Texas Rangers.