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Yoenis Cespedes

30-Year-Old Outfielder – New York Mets

2015 Stats

AVG

.291

HR

35

RBI

105

R

101

SB

7

2016 RotoWire Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Core Strength! Cespedes cooked up his numbers to another level in 2015 with an elite fantasy season, finishing ninth overall in offensive value and as the sixth best outfielder. He’s never going to be...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 210   DOB: 10/10/1985   BORN: Campechuela, Cuba   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Yoenis Cespedes Contract Information:

Agreed to a three-year contract with the Mets in January of 2016. The deal includes a $10 bonus paid out within the first 30 days of the deal. Cespedes will earn a $17.5 million salary for the 2016 season and $23.75 million in 2017 and 2018, but can opt out of the contract after the first year.

January 22, 2016  –  Yoenis Cespedes News

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Cespedes agreed to a three-year contract with the Mets on Friday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.

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Yoenis Cespedes Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2012 26 AAA SAC 3 11 9 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 .333 .455 .333 .788
2012 26 MAJ OAK 129 540 487 70 142 53 25 5 23 82 16 4 43 102 0 3 7 .292 .356 .505 .861
2013 27 AAA SAC 3 11 9 5 3 1 0 0 1 4 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 .333 .455 .667 1.122
2013 27 MAJ OAK 135 574 529 74 127 51 21 4 26 80 7 7 37 137 0 3 5 .240 .294 .442 .736
2014 28 MAJ OAK 101 432 399 62 102 46 26 3 17 67 3 2 28 80 0 4 1 .256 .303 .464 .767
2014 28 MAJ BOS 51 213 201 27 54 18 10 3 5 33 4 0 7 48 0 3 2 .269 .296 .423 .719
2014  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ OAK/BOS 152 645 600 89 156 64 36 6 22 100 7 2 35 128 0 7 3 .260 .301 .450 .751
2015 29 MAJ DET 102 427 403 62 118 48 28 2 18 61 3 4 19 87 0 4 1 .293 .323 .506 .829
2015 29 MAJ NYM 57 249 230 39 66 35 14 4 17 44 4 1 14 54 0 1 4 .287 .337 .604 .941
2015  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ DET/NYM 159 676 633 101 184 83 42 6 35 105 7 5 33 141 0 5 5 .291 .328 .542 .870
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3-Year Averages     148 631 587 88 155 65 33 5 27 95 7 4 35 135 0 5 4 .264 .307 .475 .783

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Yoenis Cespedes Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 4 Was 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .337 .604 .941
Oct. 3 Was 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .337 .604 .941
Oct. 3 Was 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .288 .339 .606 .945
Oct. 2 Was Did not play.
Oct. 1 @Phi Did not play.
Sep. 30 @Phi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .287 .336 .610 .946
Sep. 29 @Phi 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .331 .610 .941
Sep. 27 @Cin Did not play.
Sep. 26 @Cin 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .338 .624 .962
Sep. 25 @Cin 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .341 .634 .975
Sep. 24 @Cin 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .292 .338 .636 .974
Sep. 23 Atl 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .336 .639 .975
Sep. 22 Atl 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .338 .637 .975
Sep. 21 Atl 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .340 .646 .986
Sep. 20 NYY 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .332 .634 .966
Sep. 19 NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .332 .634 .966
Sep. 18 NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .338 .647 .985
Sep. 16 Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .345 .661 1.006
Sep. 15 Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .302 .352 .676 1.028
Sep. 14 Mia 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .356 .691 1.047
Sep. 13 @Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .353 .680 1.033
Sep. 12 @Atl 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .355 .684 1.039
Sep. 11 @Atl 5 1 3 1 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .360 .681 1.041
Sep. 10 @Atl 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .353 .658 1.011
Sep. 9 @Was 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .312 .357 .675 1.032
Sep. 8 @Was 5 1 1 1 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .307 .354 .660 1.014
Sep. 7 @Was 5 2 3 2 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .358 .669 1.027
Sep. 6 @Mia 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .351 .636 .987
Sep. 5 @Mia 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .347 .619 .966
Sep. 4 @Mia 6 2 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .345 .630 .975
Last 7 Days 12 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 4 0 1 1 0 0 .167 .333 .250 .583
Last 14 Days 36 3 11 3 1 0 2 3 8 0 1 1 1 0 .306 .366 .444 .810
Last 30 Days 101 16 28 8 2 7 18 6 27 0 1 2 1 1 .277 .327 .604 .931

Yoenis Cespedes: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 153 134 40 3
2014 127 125 9 22
2013 108 94 18 27
2012 102 56 48 26

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Yoenis Cespedes Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015139178250.223.439.736
2014141247171.199.397.666
20131612711263.280.516.880

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20154948427807.310.571.909
20144596515836.279.466.777
20133684715544.223.410.672

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20152963610323.257.449.750
20142864813493.252.448.750
20132733714434.264.473.787

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20153376525734.320.623.976
2014314419514.268.452.752
20132563712373.215.410.684
Yoenis Cespedes Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2012 26 AAA SAC 11 9 9.1% 9.1% 1.00 89% .375 .000
2012 26 MAJ OAK 540 487 8% 18.9% 0.42 79% .329 .213
2013 27 AAA SAC 11 9 18.2% 27.3% 0.67 67% .400 .334
2013 27 MAJ OAK 574 529 6.4% 23.9% 0.27 74% .276 .202
2014 28 MAJ OAK 432 399 6.5% 18.5% 0.35 80% .281 .208
2014 28 MAJ BOS 213 201 3.3% 22.5% 0.15 76% .331 .154
2014  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ OAK/BOS 645 600 5.4% 19.8% 0.27 79% .298 .190
2015 29 MAJ DET 427 403 4.4% 20.4% 0.22 78% .336 .213
2015 29 MAJ NYM 249 230 5.6% 21.7% 0.26 77% .308 .317
2015  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ DET/NYM 676 633 4.9% 20.9% 0.23 78% .326 .251
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3-Year Averages     631 587 5.5% 21.4% 0.26 77% .301 .211

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▲ Games By Position

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2015 Stat Review for Yoenis Cespedes    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.291 AVG
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78% Contact Rate
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.326 BABIP
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Power

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.542 SLG
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.251 ISO
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Plate Discipline

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0.23 BB/K
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4.9% BB Rate
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20.9% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.870 OPS
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.328 OBP
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2016 Projected Stats Breakdown for Yoenis Cespedes

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Yoenis Cespedes: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cespedes has received an offer from the Washington Nationals, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported Wednesday night.

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The Tigers continue to be mentioned as a suitor for Cespedes, whose "price might be dropping," reports Bob Nightengale of USA Today.

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The Mets' lukewarm pursuit of Cespedes is now over, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.

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Cespedes (shoulder) is in the lineup for Game 1 of the World Series against the Royals on Tuesday.

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Cespedes' said his injured left shoulder, which received a cortisone shot Thursday, is "110 percent," the NY Post reports.

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Cespedes (shoulder) believes that he'll be ready for Game 1 of the World Series at Kansas City on Tuesday, Adam Rubin of ESPN reports.

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Contrary to a previous report, Cespedes did in fact get a cortisone shot Thursday and is expected to be at the team's workout Saturday, MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reports.

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Cespedes did not appear at Friday's optional workout and did not receive a cortisone injection on his injured shoulder, ESPN's Adam Rubin reports.

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2015

Cespedes split the 2014 season between Oakland and Boston, playing his final 51 games for the Red Sox. His final numbers indicate what was expected of him -- a middle of the order bat who doesn’t get on base at a great clip. He stayed healthy and had his first 100-RBI season and played 152 games. Defensively, he struggled in Boston while attempting to adjust to playing in front of the Green Monster. With only one year remaining on his contract, Cespedes was traded to the Tigers in December for Rick Porcello. He'll take over as the starting left fielder in Detroit, with the potential to sustain his improved RBI count in the heart of a strong Tigers lineup.

2014

Cespedes continues to be a mix of amazing and frustrating at the same time. He can make plays on both offense and defense that convince scouts and fans than he is on the verge of superstar status, but he hasn't been able to put it all together to this point. Cespedes hit 26 home runs in just 135 games, but his stolen bases dropped into the single digits. Cespedes carried a .240 batting average on the year and put up an average over .240 in only one month of the season, when he closed out the year by hitting .314 in September. Cespedes clearly has a ton of power and natural talent, but he needs to avoid minor injuries -- he has missed over 25 games in each of his first two seasons -- to even approach the lofty expectations set for him. He also needs to learn how to hit while behind in the count, as he was utterly miserable with two strikes on him, slashing .130/.175/.216 in at-bats that reached a two-strike count.

2013

Cespedes was everything the A's hoped for and more after they signed the Cuban defector to a four-year, $36 million deal. Most reports out of spring training indicated he would likely need some seasoning in the minors, but he was in the starting lineup for the A's on Opening Night. He showed a diverse skill set including power and speed (23 homers and 16 steals) as well as showing off an absolute cannon in the outfield. He did have a number of nagging injuries during the year that kept him out of the lineup for approximately 30 games. Cespedes is locked into a middle of the order lineup spot for the A's and with a year under his belt, the sky is the limit for Cespedes as a player entering his second MLB season.

2012

Cespedes defected from Cuba last summer and tied the single-season home run record in the Serie Nacional (Cuba's top league) with 33 in 90 games in 2010-11. He played on Cuba's 2009 World Baseball Classic team. He may be the most high-profile hitter to come out of Cuba in the past few years and is being marketed as a center fielder with power. At age 26 (according to him), he's also younger than most players coming from Cuba or Japan. After signing a four-year, $36 million deal with Oakland in February, Cespedes could be a starter in the outfield for the A's from Day 1.