Yoenis Cespedes RUMORS & NEWS

  • Will Yoenis Cespedes walk away from Mets after season?

    North Jersey "Yoenis Cespedes is saying the right things about opting out of his contract after 2016 – he insists he’s not going anywhere. But the Mets should be smart enough to prepare for the worst. The Cuban slugger clearly enjoys playing in New York. Yet every dramatic home run increases the odds that..." August 24

  • This is how Yoenis Cespedes needs to play for Mets to win

    New York Post "Keep golfing baseballs out of the ballpark, Yo. For six innings Sunday night, the Mets were dead in the water with Jeff Samardzija firing a no-hitter. Then Curtis Granderson doubled, and that golfing demon, Yoenis Cespedes, drove a low pitch high onto the walkway down the left-field line,..." August 22

  • Cespedes: Playing golf 'did not affect' my injury

    CBS Sports "The Mets, prior to Friday's game against the Giants (NYM-SF GameTracker), activated outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the disabled list, where he'd been since Aug. 4 because of a strained quad. Cespedes had been dealing with that injury for quite a while before he was deactivated, and Mets GM Sandy..." August 20

  • Yoenis Cespedes needs MVP-like finish or it’s over for Mets

    New York Post "Yo, what you really got? Yoenis Cespedes had better be able to pull a miracle out of his backwards-turned hat, because the collapsing Mets desperately need one after Thursday night’s soul-shattering 10-7 loss to the Giants at AT&T Park. Jacob deGrom instantly gave back a 4-0 lead given to..." August 19

  • Mets GM: Cespedes playing golf injured was 'bad optics'

    The Score "After allowing Yoenis Cespedes the chance to try and battle through the pain of a right quadriceps strain, the New York Mets placed their prized slugger on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, and it wasn't because of a golf injury. The 30-year-old Cespedes came under some scrutiny for playing..." August 05

  • Mets' Yoenis Cespedes headed to disabled list as outfield gets a little less crowded

    New York Daily News "Well, it seems like the crowded Mets outfield just got a little less crowded - but this isn’t the guy they can afford to lose. Yoenis Cespedes is heading to the 15-day disabled list, the Mets announced after the game, hampered by a quad injury that saw him miss seven games recently. "He..." August 04

  • Yoenis Cespedes’ right quad acts up, forcing his exit after fifth inning

    Newsday "Yoenis Cespedes is trying to play through the pain in his right quadriceps. Even though he was removed after five innings of Saturday night’s 7-2 loss to the Rockies when it acted up, the Mets slugger said he plans to continue to try to stay on the field as much as possible. Although maybe not..." July 31

  • Yoenis Cespedes misses fourth straight game as quad injury lingers

    New York Daily News "Yoenis Cespedes ran in the outfield and did high steps and side steps before Saturday night’s game against the Phillies, but the Mets slugger could not work his way back into the lineup. Cespedes was out of the starting lineup for the fourth straight game with a strained right quad. Terry..." July 17

  • Mets don't anticipate Thor, Yo being out for long

    MLB.com "Noah Syndergaard and Yoenis Cespedes will not participate in the 2016 All-Star Game presented by MasterCard at Petco Park in San Diego on Tuesday, but the Mets do not anticipate that the duo will miss much more time than that. Mets manager Terry Collins said Saturday that Syndergaard will not..." July 10

  • Mets' Noah Syndergaard, Yoenis Cespedes leave game early with ailments

    Sporting News "Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard and outfielder Yoenis Cespedes both left Friday night's game early against the Nationals, but for different health-related reasons. Cespedes, who leads the Mets with 21 home runs and 52 RBIs, departed after three innings with a strained right quadriceps muscle and..." July 09

  • Yoenis Cespedes leaves game with apparent injury

    Hardball Talk "As if Mets fans weren’t worried and panicked enough due to the team’s injuries and offensive problems of late: Yoenis Cespedes was lifted from this afternoon’s game against the Royals with an apparent injury." June 22

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

    Sportress of Blogitude "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..." June 08

  • Mets dealing with injuries to OFs Yoenis Cespedes, Juan Lagares

    ESPN "Manager Terry Collins is bracing for a skeleton lineup when the New York Mets face Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez on Sunday in the series finale. With three regular starters already on the disabled list, Yoenis Cespedes was scratched Saturday because of soreness in his right hip. Then Juan..." June 05

  • Cespedes: 'I could spend the rest of my career' with Mets

    MLB.com "The visitors' batting cage at Nationals Park is a spacious area, with colorless walls contrasting with fake green turf, and a bank of white plastic folding chairs off to one side. Throughout the Mets' recent three-game series with the Nationals, the chairs generally sat empty, unused, save for one..." May 27

  • Mets hope Cespedes can avoid DL after having leg drained

    ESPN "New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes had "a lot" of fluid drained from his upper right leg on Monday and remains unavailable, manager Terry Collins said. Cespedes was examined by team doctors now that the Mets have returned from their three-city road trip. He aggravated an existing..." April 25

  • Mets' Collins concerned about limping Cespedes

    The Score "The New York Mets were without slugger Yoenis Cespedes on Saturday after the Cuban slugger took a day off to continue to rest his bruised upper right leg, and there's a chance he won't return to action until after the weekend. Manager Terry Collins spoke with reporters prior to his club's..." April 24

  • Mets' Yoenis Cespedes aggravates leg injury in Friday's win

    ESPN New York "New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes may be out of the starting lineup on Saturday. Cespedes departed Friday’s game in the eighth inning with a recurrence of discomfort in his right leg. He aggravated an existing injury when he slid into second base on a double the previous..." April 23

  • Cespedes blames 'shocking' error on being human

    The Score "Kauffman Stadium has become somewhat of a house of horrors defensively for Yoenis Cespedes. The New York Mets outfielder dropped a routine fly ball in the first inning Sunday that eventually led to the first run of the game - a play reminiscent of his first-inning blunder during Game 1 of the..." April 04

  • $75M player still has something to prove to Mets

    North Jersey "It’s been a couple of weeks since Yoenis Cespedes showed off the last of his exotic cars (and let’s not forget the horses, too). No one had a problem with it, although it was clear Terry Collins was more interested in Cespedes’ bat speed than in his Lamborghini’s RPM red line. On to more..." March 23

  • Old-school Terry Collins learns to coexist with Mets star Yoenis Cespedes

    New York Daily News "They are a baseball odd couple, the old-school manager and the glitzy center fielder with the flashy cars who likes to wear his cap backwards. Suffice it to say there was a time when Terry Collins and Yoenis Cespedes couldn’t have coexisted, at least not peacefully. But as times have changed,..." March 16

  • Mets' Yoenis Cespedes prepares to man center but prefers left field

    ESPN New York "Yoenis Cespedes candidly acknowledged he prefers playing left field. But he insists he is fully on board with manning center field against right-handed pitching for the New York Mets during the upcoming season. After three games at designated hitter to begin Grapefruit League play, Cespedes..." March 10

  • PETA comes after Yoenis Cespedes after $7K pig butchering

    New York Post "Yoenis Cespedes is quite the ham — and so evidently is his prized pig. But not everybody is laughing about Porkygate. After the Mets outfielder told The Post on Wednesday the 270-pound pig he recently bought for $7,000 in an auction at a local fair had been sent to the butcher, PETA released..." March 03

  • Cespedes sends prized hog to butcher

    The Score "A $7,000 pig roast is in the future for Yoenis Cespedes. The flashy outfielder has wowed onlookers with his impressive car collection this spring, and he topped it off by purchasing a 270-pound "grand champion" hog from a local fair near the team's facility in Port St. Lucie, Fla., but he's..." March 02

  • Yoenis Cespedes bought an award-winning pig at a fair

    Larry Brown Sports "Yoenis Cespedes has been all over the internet lately for his extravagant possessions, most notably all the exotic cars he keeps driving to spring training. But let us not forget about his pig. Cespedes attended the St. Lucie County Fair over the weekend, and he did not leave empty-handed. A..." March 01