Cespedes snapped his career high-tying 25-game homerless streak with his fifth career two-homer game Wednesday and entered the day 8-for-21 with four extra-base hits since the All-Star break. He was 0-for-19 before that.
Crisp has routinely been given rest this season to offset his injury-prone ways. The 34-year-old has started just 68 of the club's 102 games.
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