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Yoenis Cespedes exits game with left hamstring pull

It’s been a rough April for the health of the New York Mets, and it got worse on Thursday. Yoenis Cespedes hit a double against the Atlanta Braves but was in visible pain as he ran into second base. Afterwards, he was removed from the game. The team later stated that it was a left hamstring pull.Cespedes had already missed a weekend series against the Washington Nationals and had...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes to undergo MRI on hamstring

Yoenis Cespedes is set to undergo an MRI on his hamstring Friday after leaving Thursday’s game against the Phillies with a cramp.The Mets outfielder left the game in the top of the sixth after looking like he was having issues with his leg in the bottom of the 5th.According to the New York Post’s Mike Puma, Cespedes says a doctor told him he would be out at least a few days....
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Up, Three Down: Home run hitters are heating up

Welcome to this week's edition of Three Up, Three Down — your weekly catch-up of the three best highlights (and lowlights) from around the league. We're here for all of the cheers and the jeers, because it's baseball. You can't have a winner without someone losing along the way.This week, we have some hot and cold outfielders, along with some evidence that robotic umpires may not...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes’ slow start hasn't been all that bad

As evidenced by their young rotation, the New York Mets are a team — and organization, for that matter — built around starting pitching. However, while having a dominant starting staff is awesome, we’ve seen that a legitimate offense is just as important toward their eventual success.After all, you still have to score more runs than the other team to win.For the Mets, it doesn’t...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes: MLB would grow if they played with Latin culture

Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes has a message for American baseball players and fans.The New York Mets outfielder recorded a video shared by “We are Mitu” on Facebook in which he explained the difference between the Latin and American cultures of baseball. He said that Latin players celebrate because it’s part of the culture and not a sign of disrespect. He also said he thinks...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
February 02, 2017  |  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

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 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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