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Yoenis Cespedes says he will not opt out of Mets contract

Yoenis Cespedes says he is planning to do something that is extremely uncommon for a professional athlete — turn down the opportunity to get a massive raise. Cespedes, who is once again producing big numbers for the New York Mets this season, signed a three-year contract with the team this past winter. The total deal is worth $75 million, but Cespedes has the ability to opt out...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Collins goes on rant after Mets swept, fall to .500

The last-place Arizona Diamondbacks finished off a three-game sweep of the New York Mets with a 9-0 victory on Thursday at Citi Field. The loss dropped the Mets to .500 at 57-57, and was their 11th loss in their last 15 games. Mets manager Terry Collins met with the media after the game, and answered one question… before ranting for nearly four minutes and then storming out. ...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t ask Terry Collins if golf is to blame for Yoenis Cespedes’ injury

Many baseball players like to get in a round of golf whenever they can during the regular season. New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is one of those players. Cespedes just so happened to get in a round with Kevin Millar on a day in which he was unavailable to play for the Mets due to a quad injury. It just so happened to be on the same day the Mets placed Cespedes on the...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  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’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 “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...
April 13, 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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