Yoenis Céspedes

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Yoenis Céspedes
Yoenis Céspedes on August 10, 2015.jpg
Céspedes playing with the Mets on August 10, 2015
New York Mets – No. 52
Born: (1985-10-18) October 18, 1985 (age 37)
Campechuela, Granma Province, Cuba
Bats: Right Throws: Right
March 28, 2012, for the Oakland Athletics
Career statistics
(through September 4, 2015)
Batting average.271
Home runs100
Runs batted in351
Career highlights and awards

Yoenis Céspedes Milanés (born October 18, 1985) is a Cuban professional baseball player. He is an outfielder for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB). Céspedes played before for the Oakland Athletics, Boston Red Sox, and the Detroit Tigers. He has also played in the Cuban National Series. He is a member of the Cuba national baseball team. Céspedes won the Home Run Derby in 2013 and 2014.[1][2]

On July 31, 2015, Céspedes was traded from the Detroit Tigers to the New York Mets in exchange for minor league pitchers Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Cespedes beats Harper to claim Derby title". MLB. Retrieved 2015-09-06.
  2. "La Potencia time: Yoenis Cespedes defends HR Derby title". USA Today. Retrieved 2015-09-06.
  3. "Mets land a slugger in Cespedes from Tigers". MLB. Archived from the original on 2015-09-04. Retrieved 2015-09-06.

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