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With news of Nats' serious interest in Cuban CF Yeonis Cespedes and reports of a private workout with the Nationals in the Dominican on Tuesday, now seems as good a time as any to revisit the bizarre and amazing Yeonis Cespedes Showcase video, which made the rounds everywhere a few weeks ago. But did Cespedes do some of those 1300 lb leg presses with Mike Rizzo sitting on top? Here it is again:
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