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All-Star hopeful Cespedes extends hit streak

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MIAMI -- All-Star hopeful Yoenis Cespedes extended his hitting streak to a career-high 13 games with a base hit in Sunday's 4-3 A's win in Miami.

Cespedes is 19-for-54 (.352) during the streak, the longest by an A's player this season.

Going back even further, Cespedes has hit safely in 22 of his last 24 games, all while upping his season average to .272.

Oakland's left fielder currently ranks fourth among all American League outfielders in All-Star voting. Fans can cast their votes for starters at MLB.com -- online or on a mobile device -- using the 2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Ballot Sponsored by Experian until Thursday, July 3, at 8:59 p.m. PT. The 2014 All-Star Game will be played at Target Field on Tuesday, July 15 on FOX.

Jane Lee is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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