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Yoenis Cespedes

29-Year-Old Outfielder – Detroit Tigers

2014 Stats

AVG

.260

HR

22

RBI

100

R

89

SB

7

2015 RotoWire Projections

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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.

December 11, 2014  –  Yoenis Cespedes News

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Cespedes is headed to Detroit in exchange for pitcher Rick Porcello, MLB.com's Jason Beck 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 BOS 51 213 201 27 54 18 10 3 5 33 4 0 7 48 0 3 2 .269 .296 .423 .719
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 152 645 600 89 156 64 36 6 22 100 7 2 35 128 0 7 3 .260 .301 .450 .751
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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
Sep. 28 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .301 .450 .751
Sep. 27 Min 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .303 .453 .756
Sep. 26 Min 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .301 .453 .754
Sep. 25 Min 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .260 .302 .454 .756
Sep. 24 CWS 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .301 .455 .756
Sep. 23 CWS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .300 .453 .753
Sep. 22 CWS Did not play.
Sep. 21 @KC 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .300 .455 .755
Sep. 20 @KC Did not play.
Sep. 19 @KC 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .299 .454 .753
Sep. 17 @Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .300 .451 .751
Sep. 16 @Min 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .301 .454 .755
Sep. 15 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 14 Cle 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .302 .453 .755
Sep. 13 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .259 .301 .455 .756
Sep. 12 Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .260 .303 .458 .761
Sep. 10 KC 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .302 .457 .759
Sep. 9 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .302 .459 .761
Sep. 8 KC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .264 .304 .463 .767
Sep. 7 SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .303 .464 .767
Sep. 6 SF 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .305 .467 .772
Sep. 5 SF 6 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .266 .306 .467 .773
Sep. 4 @Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .302 .463 .765
Sep. 3 @Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .304 .466 .770
Sep. 2 @Cle 5 2 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .304 .468 .772
Sep. 1 @Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .302 .461 .763
Aug. 31 @CWS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .302 .462 .764
Aug. 30 @CWS Did not play.
Aug. 30 @CWS Did not play.
Aug. 29 @CWS 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .303 .467 .770
Last 7 Days 26 4 8 1 0 0 3 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 .308 .308 .346 .654
Last 14 Days 44 6 12 2 0 1 5 2 13 1 0 0 1 0 .273 .298 .386 .684
Last 30 Days 101 12 27 6 1 1 13 4 27 3 0 0 1 1 .267 .292 .376 .668

Yoenis Cespedes: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
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
2014141247171.199.397.666
20131612711263.280.516.880
2012151307256.298.503.853

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20144596515836.279.466.777
20133684715544.223.410.672
201233640165710.289.506.864

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142864813493.252.448.750
20132733714434.264.473.787
201222634114012.319.531.937

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014314419514.268.452.752
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 213 201 3.3% 22.5% 0.15 76% .331 .154
2014 28 MAJ OAK 432 399 6.5% 18.5% 0.35 80% .281 .208
2014  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ BOS/OAK 645 600 5.4% 19.8% 0.27 79% .298 .190
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3-Year Averages     585 538 6.5% 20.9% 0.31 77% .300 .197

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

Contact

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.260 AVG
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79% Contact Rate
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.298 BABIP
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Power

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.450 SLG
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.190 ISO
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Plate Discipline

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0.27 BB/K
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5.4% BB Rate
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19.8% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.751 OPS
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.301 OBP
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2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Yoenis Cespedes

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

Cespedes knocked in two runs Saturday to give him 100 RBI on the season, the first time he's reached that milestone in his career.

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Cespedes will be back in the lineup Sunday after sitting out Saturday night’s game against the Orioles, Ian Browne of MLB.com reports.

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Cespedes is out of the lineup Saturday against the Orioles, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.

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Cespedes is not in the lineup Thursday against the Pirates, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.

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Cespedes had a huge night at the plate Friday, going 4-for-6 with a run scored and two RBI in Boston's extra-innings win over Toronto.

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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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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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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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.