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Yoenis Cespedes

28-Year-Old Outfielder – Boston Red Sox

2014 Stats

AVG

.260

HR

21

RBI

90

R

79

SB

4

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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...

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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:

Signed a four-year, $36-million deal with Oakland in February of 2012.

August 30, 2014  –  Yoenis Cespedes News

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Cespedes went 2-for-5 with a double, two runs scored and two RBI in Friday night's win over Tampa Bay.

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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 BOS 28 115 109 17 30 10 5 1 4 23 1 0 3 25 0 2 1 .275 .296 .450 .746
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  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ BOS/OAK 129 547 508 79 132 56 31 4 21 90 4 2 31 105 0 6 2 .260 .302 .461 .762
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3-Year Averages     132 557 508 72 134 51 23 4 24 81 11 5 40 119 0 3 6 .264 .323 .467 .790

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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
Sep. 1 @TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .302 .461 .763
Aug. 31 @TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .302 .462 .764
Aug. 30 @TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .260 .302 .464 .766
Aug. 29 @TB 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .303 .467 .770
Aug. 27 @Tor 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .302 .465 .767
Aug. 26 @Tor 6 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .302 .466 .768
Aug. 25 @Tor 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .300 .466 .766
Aug. 24 Sea 4 2 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .299 .467 .766
Aug. 23 Sea 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .252 .294 .462 .756
Aug. 22 Sea 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .293 .461 .754
Aug. 21 LAA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .294 .456 .750
Aug. 20 LAA 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .252 .294 .457 .751
Aug. 19 LAA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .295 .457 .752
Aug. 18 LAA 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .294 .456 .750
Aug. 17 Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .297 .461 .758
Aug. 16 Hou 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .253 .297 .463 .760
Aug. 15 Hou 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .298 .465 .763
Aug. 14 Hou 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .299 .461 .760
Aug. 13 @Cin 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .302 .466 .768
Aug. 12 @Cin 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .301 .467 .768
Aug. 10 @LAA 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .302 .462 .764
Aug. 9 @LAA 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .302 .457 .759
Aug. 8 @LAA 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .258 .305 .462 .767
Aug. 7 @StL 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .305 .462 .767
Aug. 6 @StL 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .306 .464 .770
Aug. 5 @StL 4 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .306 .466 .772
Aug. 3 NYY 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .302 .458 .760
Aug. 2 NYY 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .303 .462 .765
Aug. 1 NYY Did not play.
Jul. 30 Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .303 .464 .767
Last 7 Days 28 2 9 1 0 0 5 0 9 0 0 1 0 0 .321 .345 .357 .702
Last 14 Days 50 6 16 4 0 1 12 2 16 0 0 1 2 0 .320 .345 .460 .805
Last 30 Days 113 17 30 5 1 4 23 3 26 1 0 1 2 1 .265 .286 .434 .720

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Yoenis Cespedes: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 110 108 9 16
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
2014117227160.214.427.717
20131612711263.280.516.880
2012151307256.298.503.853

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20143915714744.274.471.776
20133684715544.223.410.672
201233640165710.289.506.864

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142364213431.246.470.771
20132733714434.264.473.787
201222634114012.319.531.937

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014272378473.272.452.754
20132563712373.215.410.684
20122613612424.268.483.791
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 BOS 115 109 2.6% 21.7% 0.12 77% .325 .175
2014 28 MAJ OAK 432 399 6.5% 18.5% 0.35 80% .281 .208
2014  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ BOS/OAK 547 508 5.7% 19.2% 0.30 79% .291 .201
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3-Year Averages     557 508 7.2% 21.4% 0.34 77% .301 .203

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2014 Stat Review for Yoenis Cespedes    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.260 AVG
WEAK
79% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.291 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.461 SLG
GOOD
.201 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.30 BB/K
POOR
5.7% BB Rate
POOR
19.2% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.762 OPS
GOOD
.302 OBP
POOR

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

Cespedes is out of the lineup Wednesday at Toronto, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.

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Cespedes was 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in a losing effort against Seattle on Friday night.

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Cespedes (personal) is back in Boston's lineup Friday against Felix Hernandez and the Mariners, the Providence Journal's Tim Britton reports.

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Cespedes left Thursday's game in the fourth inning because of a family medical emergency, but manager John Farrell said the team is hopeful he will play Friday, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

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Cespedes left Thursday's game to attend to a personal matter, MLB.com's Ian Browne reports.

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Cespedes returned to the lineup Wednesday night following a day off. He went 1-for-4 with an RBI in a loss to the Angels.

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Cespedes is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Angels, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.

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Cespedes went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts in a 4-2 loss to the Angels on Monday.

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Cespedes was 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in a losing cause against the Astros on Friday night.

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Cespedes (shin) is in the lineup for Friday's game against the Astros, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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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.