Oakland A's activate Yoenis Cespedes from DL
Cespedes was immediately inserted into the lineup, batting cleanup and playing left field.
The A's are hoping Cespedes can give their slumping offense a boost. He had three home runs and seven RBIs before going on the DL on April 13 with a strained muscle in his left hand.
In just a little over a year in the big leagues, the Cuban has had a remarkable impact while in Oakland's lineup. Since the beginning of last season, the A's are 90-48 with Cespedes and just 17-32 without him.
To make room, outfielder Casper Wells was designated for assignment.