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Blue Jays want to give Bautista ‘Cespedes type deal’

The Toronto Blue Jays and pending free agent Jose Bautista are far apart in contract talks. Bautista reportedly wants $150 million over five years. The Blue Jays are offering much less. Toronto is said to be looking at a three-year contract that would pay him around $25 million per (via Jon Heyman, FanRag Sports). Said three-year deal would bank Bautista the same type of cash...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Collins ‘concerned about’ Cespedes injury

While the New York Mets defeated the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, it came at a cost. Star slugger Yoenis Cespedes left the game with a wrist injury. “I don’t know what the issue is,” Collins said, per Adam Rubin, ESPN. “I’m certainly concerned about it. Any time when you’re a hitter — and you’re a big hitter — and your hands and your wrists have problems...
Via Sportsnaut
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes on saving Mets from slump: ‘I’m not Superman’

The New York Mets’ offense has been mired in a prolonged slump. But Yoenis Cespedes, who is struggling at the plate himself, insists he alone cannot save the team from its hitting woes. “I’m not Superman,” Cespedes said in Spanish after the Mets dropped Tuesday’s doubleheader in a pair of 3-1 losses to the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park, per NJ.com’s Maria Guardado...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes open to spending rest of career with Mets

Yoenis Cespedes seems to have found a home in New York. The Mets outfielder says he loves playing for the Mets, and he feels as though he could for a very long time. “It’s like I said from when I got here last year, it feels very much at home here,” Cespedes told Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. “It feels as if I’ve been playing here a very long time. And I could spend the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes selling custom 2013 Lamborghini Aventador

The case can be made that Yoenis Cespedes was the biggest star of spring training this year, mostly due to his ritual of rolling into the New York Mets facilities driving a different high-priced, tricked-out vehicle for days on end. One of the rides that perhaps garnered the most attention was the flame-spitting 2013 Lamborghini Aventador that boasted nearly $80,000 in custom...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yoenis Cespedes jumps into stands, almost takes out entire section

Yoenis Cespedes did his best Derek Jeter impression Wednesday, and it almost proved costly for a handful of people. The New York Mets outfielder got a little carried away during the Mets’ game against the Miami Marlins as he chased a foul ball down the right field line. The ball went into the stands, but Cespedes tried to chase it down by propelling himself off the outfield fence...
Via NESN.com
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes explains not retrieving ball wedged in wall

New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes committed a gaffe for the ages during Wednesday’s spring training game against the Houston Astros that ultimately resulted in an inside-the-park home run. Astros first baseman A.J. Reed lined a ball into center field that went over Cespedes’ head and ultimately became wedged under the outfield wall. As Cespedes stood there refusing...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

PETA rips Cespedes for sending champion pig to butcher

Yoenis Cespedes sent his newly-purchased award-winning hog to the butcher shortly after he bought it at a fair over the weekend, and now he is feeling the wrath of PETA. Shortly after word surfaced that Cespedes is planning to eat the pig he purchased, PETA — which stands for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals — unloaded on him in a statement to The Big Lead. “Yoenis...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes explains why he’s showcasing his sweet rides

The week that was in New York Mets training camp was dominated by the attention surrounding what kind of costly, fancy and custom automobile Yoenis Cespedes would drive into the parking lot of the team’s spring training facilities every day. There were of course plenty of other interesting stories, anecdotes and the like coming out of Tradition Field that actually concerned...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes rolls into spring training in $367K Lambo

Yoenis Cespedes is certainly not short of money for extravagant cars. The outfielder signed a new contract with the New York Mets after helping the team reach the World Series, only to come up short against the Kansas City Royals. His deal came in at three years, worth $75 million, including $27.5 million in the first year. So of course, Cespedes arrived to training camp on Tuesday...
Via The Comeback
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss
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