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Yoenis Cespedes

29-Year-Old Outfielder – Detroit Tigers

2015 Stats

AVG

.286

HR

5

RBI

23

R

21

SB

3

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 ...

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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.

May 21, 2015  –  Yoenis Cespedes News

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Cespedes almost precisely duplicated Wednesday's hitting performance on Thursday against Houston, as he went 3-for-3 with two singles, a double, a stolen base and two runs scored for the second consecutive day. This time, though, he walked twice.

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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 44 179 168 21 48 21 15 1 5 23 3 2 8 41 0 3 0 .286 .313 .476 .789
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3-Year Averages     138 585 538 77 141 55 27 5 23 87 10 4 38 122 0 4 5 .262 .315 .459 .774

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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
May. 23 Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .313 .476 .789
May. 22 Hou 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .320 .488 .808
May. 21 Hou 3 2 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .300 .327 .500 .827
May. 20 Mil 3 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .287 .307 .484 .791
May. 19 Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .290 .468 .758
May. 18 Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .297 .480 .777
May. 17 @StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .299 .483 .782
May. 16 @StL 5 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .290 .307 .497 .804
May. 15 @StL 5 2 3 1 0 1 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .279 .297 .493 .790
May. 14 Min 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .267 .287 .459 .746
May. 13 Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 .275 .297 .473 .770
May. 12 Min 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .306 .484 .790
May. 10 KC 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .300 .476 .776
May. 9 KC 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .312 .496 .808
May. 8 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .306 .487 .793
May. 7 @CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .316 .505 .821
May. 6 @CWS 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .319 .519 .838
May. 5 @CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .324 .534 .858
May. 3 @KC 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .327 .550 .877
May. 2 @KC 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .320 .542 .862
May. 1 @KC 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .313 .543 .856
Apr. 30 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .315 .545 .860
Apr. 29 @Min 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .330 .571 .901
Apr. 28 @Min 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .325 .570 .895
Apr. 27 @Min 4 1 2 1 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .325 .566 .891
Apr. 26 Cle 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .316 .514 .830
Apr. 25 Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .306 .522 .828
Apr. 24 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .309 .538 .847
Apr. 23 NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .328 .574 .902
Apr. 22 NYY 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .322 .328 .593 .921
Last 7 Days 23 5 6 2 0 0 0 3 6 2 1 0 0 1 .261 .346 .348 .694
Last 14 Days 53 9 16 5 0 1 6 3 13 3 2 0 2 1 .302 .328 .453 .781
Last 30 Days 112 14 31 10 0 2 11 7 28 3 2 0 2 2 .277 .314 .420 .734

Yoenis Cespedes: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 43 43 1
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
20153343120.182.455.655
2014141247171.199.397.666
20131612711263.280.516.880

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015135172113.311.481.822
20144596515836.279.466.777
20133684715544.223.410.672

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201589123132.270.461.760
20142864813493.252.448.750
20132733714434.264.473.787

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20157992101.304.494.823
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 179 168 4.5% 22.9% 0.20 76% .352 .190
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3-Year Averages     585 538 6.5% 20.9% 0.31 77% .300 .197

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2015 Stat Review for Yoenis Cespedes    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.286 AVG
GOOD
76% Contact Rate
POOR
.352 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.476 SLG
GREAT
.190 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.20 BB/K
TERRIBLE
4.5% BB Rate
POOR
22.9% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.789 OPS
GOOD
.313 OBP
WEAK

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

Cespedes went 3-for-3 with a double, a walk, a stolen base and two runs in Wednesday's win over Milwaukee. He was also caught stealing.

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Cespedes is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Brewers.

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Cespedes (thumb) is in the lineup Sunday against the Cardinals.

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Cespedes bent his thumb back attempting to make a catch in the 10th inning of Saturday's game, Chris Iott of MLive.com reports.

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Cespedes went 3-for-5 with a solo home run and three RBI in Friday's 10-4 win over the Cardinals.

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Cespedes went 2-for-4 in Saturday's win over Kansas City. He has now hit safely in seven of his last eight games.

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Cespedes crushed a double to the deepest part of Target Field in the fourth inning Tuesday and hit hit the 411 mark on the wall to the left of center. It drove in his team-leading 17th RBI of the season.

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Cespedes went 2-for-3 with one RBI in a 13-4 loss to the Yankees on Wednesday night.

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Cespedes delivered his first major league grand slam and added a two-run homer in Sunday's 9-1 rout of the White Sox. He now has three homers and 10 RBI on the season.

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Cespedes got off to a strong start Monday, going 2-for-3 with a double, triple and two runs scored in the Tigers' 4-0 win over the Twins.

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Cespedes will likely hit sixth in the Tigers' lineup, according to the Detroit Free Press. He hit sixth behind J.D. Martinez in every game this spring.

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2015

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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.