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Cespedes drives in 4 runs, A's beat Angels 10-6

Wednesday - 5/1/2013, 3:34am  ET

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Garrett Richards throws to the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Yoenis Cespedes didn't get much sleep after playing in the longest major league game of the season, so the Oakland cleanup hitter found an energy drink to get him going.

It obviously did the trick -- much like the Cuban slugger has done for the Athletics since he arrived last season.

Cespedes drove in four runs, Seth Smith knocked in three with a bases-loaded double and the A's beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-6 on Tuesday night.

"The reason I was so good was because when I got here, I drank a Red Bull," said Cespedes, who doubled and tripled to pace Oakland's 10-hit outburst. "I was ready for the game."

One night after outlasting the Angels 10-8 in a 19-inning classic that lasted 6
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