VIDEO, GIFs: A's Yoenis Cespedes makes bad play, amazing throw

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In the eighth inning of Tuesday night's Athletics-Angels contest (GameTracker), Mike Trout ripped a double to left, and A's outfielder Yoenis Cespedes clanked it thus ... 

Not optimal! Just prior to Trout's two-bagger Howie Kendrick had walked, so Cespedes's misplay meant that Kendrick would surely score. Unless, of course, Cespedes was able to uncoil a perfect and mighty heave plate-ward. Well ... 

Crackity Jones, that was a throw!

Replay ensued, but the out call stood. As it should've. 

For those in need of fancy-pants audio and commentary, here's the action-news footage straight from mission control ... 

Crackity Jones!

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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