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Yoenis Cespedes

28-Year-Old Outfielder – Oakland Athletics

2014 Stats

AVG

.213

HR

3

RBI

10

R

5

SB

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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R

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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.

April 16, 2014  –  Yoenis Cespedes News

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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 15 68 61 5 13 8 4 1 3 10 0 1 6 11 0 1 0 .213 .279 .459 .738
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Yoenis Cespedes
3-Year Averages MAJ   132 557 508 72 134 51 23 4 24 81 11 5 40 119 0 3 6 .264 .323 .467 .790

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Batter vs. Pitcher 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
Apr. 16 @LAA 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .279 .459 .738
Apr. 15 @LAA 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .306 .509 .815
Apr. 14 @LAA 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .304 .520 .824
Apr. 13 @Sea 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .234 .288 .468 .756
Apr. 12 @Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .271 .409 .680
Apr. 11 @Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .273 .425 .698
Apr. 10 @Min 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .300 .472 .772
Apr. 9 @Min 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .286 .484 .770
Apr. 7 @Min 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .231 .300 .500 .800
Apr. 6 Sea 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .217 .308 .478 .786
Apr. 5 Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .273 .350 .623
Apr. 4 Sea Did not play.
Apr. 3 Sea 5 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .333 .438 .771
Apr. 2 Cle 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .385 .364 .749
Apr. 2 Cle 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .222 .444
Apr. 1 Cle Did not play.
Mar. 31 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 30 3 6 1 0 2 4 3 6 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .273 .433 .706
Last 14 Days 52 5 11 4 1 3 9 6 10 0 1 0 1 1 .212 .288 .500 .788
Last 30 Days 61 5 13 4 1 3 10 6 11 0 1 0 1 1 .213 .279 .459 .738

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Yoenis Cespedes: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 14 14 1 1
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
20131612711263.280.516.880
2012151307256.298.503.853

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20133684715544.223.410.672
201233640165710.289.506.864

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20132733714434.264.473.787
201222634114012.319.531.937

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
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 OAK 68 61 8.8% 16.2% 0.55 82% .213 .246
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3-Year Averages MAJ   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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.213 AVG
TERRIBLE
82% Contact Rate
GOOD
.213 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.459 SLG
GOOD
.246 ISO
ELITE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.55 BB/K
GOOD
8.8% BB Rate
GOOD
16.2% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.738 OPS
AVERAGE
.279 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Best Matchups for Yoenis Cespedes (by OPS, min 3 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Kyle Lohse MIL 3 2 2 3 0 1 0 .667 2.667 3.333
Shawn Kelley NY-A 4 3 2 3 0 0 0 .750 2.250 3.000
Jose Quintana CHI-A 6 4 2 3 0 0 0 .667 1.833 2.500
Hector Santiago ANA 6 4 2 3 2 1 0 .667 1.667 2.417
Brett Oberholtzer HOU 3 2 1 1 0 1 0 .667 1.667 2.333
Colby Lewis TEX 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 .750 1.500 2.300
Scott Diamond MIN 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 .667 1.333 2.000
Charlie Furbush SEA 3 1 1 3 2 0 0 .333 1.333 1.933
Dallas Keuchel HOU 6 5 0 0 0 1 0 .833 1.000 1.833
Ivan Nova NY-A 5 4 0 1 1 0 0 .800 1.000 1.833

Worst Matchups for Yoenis Cespedes (by OPS, min 3 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Barry Enright PHI 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Jarred Cosart HOU 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Neal Cotts TEX 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
John Danks CHI-A 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Jeremy Guthrie KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Casey Fien MIN 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Chris Tillman BAL 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000
David Phelps NY-A 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Jordan Walden ATL 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .000 .000
Travis Wood CHI-N 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000

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

Cespedes hit a two-run homer Sunday against the Mariners' Charlie Furbush to put the A's ahead in their eventual victory.

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Cespedes is in the lineup Monday against the Twins, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Cespedes was 1-for-3 Sunday with his first home run of the season.

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Cespedes was 2-for-3 with a homer in Sunday's exhibition game against the Mariners.

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Cespedes was 1-for-3 in Monday's exhibition game against the Cubs to snap an 0-for-23 skid.

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Cespedes was 0-for-2 in Saturday's exhibition game against the Giants to drop his average this spring to .118 in 34 at-bats.

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Cespedes will make his first start of the spring in left field Tuesday, the Bay Area News Group reports.

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Cespedes indicated on Friday that he is shortening his swing to make better contact, reports Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Cespedes (shoulder) is expected to return to outfield duty in Game 1 of the ALDS against the Tigers on Friday, Joe Stiglich of the San Jose Mercury News reports.

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Cespedes (shoulder) reiterated Monday that he will play Friday against Detroit in Game 1 of the ALDS, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle 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.