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Yoenis Cespedes’ younger brother standing out in Cuba

When you see the 19-year-old frame of Yoelkis Cespedes Maceo, you may have to do a double take, especially when the familiar shape of the eyebrows take to form. You may have heard of his older half-brother, two-time All-Star slugger Yoenis Cespedes.But Yoelkis is making a name for himself in Cuba according to Jesse Sanchez of“The right-handed batter with the familiar stance...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Yankees do not plan to target Yoenis Cespedes

Despite an admission that the New York Yankees have spoken to the agent of Yoenis Cespedes, the free agent outfielder is reportedly not in their plans. According to Christian Red of the New York Daily News, acquiring Cespedes is, at least for the moment, not a priority for the Yankees, though general manager Brian Cashman did speak to Brodie Van Wagenen, the slugger’s agent. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Letting Yoenis Cespedes go hurts Mets, who can afford him

It’s possible that the New York Mets will figure out a way to bring Yoenis Cespedes back. Let’s start with that. On Friday, Cespedes opted out of the three-year, $75 million that he signed with the Mets last offseason. He’s coming off a season in which he compiled a triple-slash average of .280/.354/.530 with 31 home runs and at 31 years old is looking for one major payday...
Via The Comeback
November 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Yoenis Cespedes officially opts out of Mets contract

Yoenis Cespedes has reportedly opted out of his contract with the New York Mets, as expected. According to ESPN’s Adam Rubin, Cespedes has formally made the decision and will become a free agent. The Mets are said to be “pessimistic” about bringing Cespedes back into the fold due to their reluctance to make a long-term commitment. The decision does not come as a surprise...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes will reportedly opt out of Mets contract

There has been conflicting information about whether New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes will opt out of the final two years of his contract with the team, but the latest reports claim he is planning to do just that. According to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball, Cespedes is planning to officially opt out of the $47.5 million remaining on his deal shortly after the World...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Yoenis Cespedes sending mixed signals on opt-out, Mets believe he will go

New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has the opportunity to opt out of his contract after the season, and he seems to be sending the team mixed messages as to whether he will or not. According to Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News, people within the Mets organization believe Cespedes will exercise the opt-out clause, though he’s apparently said different things to different...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 06, 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

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

Report: Yoenis Cespedes 'highly likely' to leave Mets

It looks as though Yoenis Cespedes is serving as just a rental for the second straight season. The free agent outfielder was a huge part of the New York Mets’ World Series run, helping take the team from the worst run-scoring offense on July 31 to National League champions. But a Mets official told on Monday that it’s “highly likely” Cespedes signs elsewhere...
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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