OAKLAND -- Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was back in the lineup Tuesday night's game against the Texas Rangers, after leaving in the fifth inning the night before because of a stomach ailment.
"My stomach was all upside down yesterday," Cespedes said through a translator before Tuesday's game.
"It was upside down a couple times -- in that bathroom," A's manager Bob Melvin said, motioning to the dugout bathroom. "You've got to make sure that Purell dispenser has plenty of refills."
Melvin said he didn't want Cespedes to become dehydrated from the loss of fluids and pull a muscle and that's why he removed him from the game.
"I had to go out there and do everything but hold his hand and take him off the field, because he doesn't want to come out of the game," Melvin said. "He wants to play, but it was the right thing to do."
Crisp worked out before the game and was scheduled to be evaluated afterwards. If there are no setbacks, he'll be activated for the series finale with the Rangers.
"Based on what we saw (Monday), he feels good and I think in his mind he's ready to go," Melvin said.
Young participated in another extended spring training game Tuesday in Arizona. He'll be back in Oakland on Wednesday to be evaluated but is still feeling some soreness. Melvin said there' s "probably not a good chance we activate him tomorrow."
"I think we need to do this periodically through the course of the season," Melvin said. "In spring training, it's all you do and you do it every day. You get into the season and it's not typical to do something like that. I think every month, month and a half it's good to do, just to refresh."
"I would like to. I don't have a ticket at this point," he said.
Within 10 minutes, Warriors radio broadcaster Tim Roye tweeted that vice president of public relations Raymond Ridder had secured two tickets for Melvin.
Melvin wore a Warriors shirt under his uniform during Monday's win and said he planned to do so again Tuesday.
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