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Yoenis Cespedes

30-Year-Old Outfielder – New York Mets

2016 Stats

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.283

HR

30

RBI

83

R

68

SB

3

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 220   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.

September 19, 2016  –  Yoenis Cespedes News

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Cespedes (illness) is in the lineup for Monday's game against the Braves, MLB.com's Anthony DiComo 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
2016 30 A+ ST. 3 9 9 1 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .222 .222 .333 .555
2016 30 MAJ NYM 128 524 463 68 131 56 25 1 30 83 3 1 48 107 0 6 7 .283 .355 .536 .891
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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
Career  (View All)     703 2,959 2,712 402 740 307 149 22 136 450 40 19 196 615 0 24 27 .273 .325 .494 .820

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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. 26 @Mia 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .355 .536 .891
Sep. 25 Phi 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 .286 .358 .541 .899
Sep. 24 Phi 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .358 .545 .903
Sep. 23 Phi 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .357 .545 .902
Sep. 22 Phi 4 0 3 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .357 .546 .903
Sep. 21 Atl 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .283 .353 .542 .895
Sep. 20 Atl 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .284 .354 .543 .897
Sep. 19 Atl 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .356 .548 .904
Sep. 18 Min 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .289 .359 .553 .912
Sep. 17 Min 6 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .357 .551 .908
Sep. 16 Min 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .288 .357 .554 .911
Sep. 14 @Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .358 .557 .915
Sep. 13 @Was 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .359 .561 .920
Sep. 12 @Was 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .291 .361 .566 .927
Sep. 11 @Atl 4 1 1 0 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .363 .568 .931
Sep. 10 @Atl 5 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .362 .564 .926
Sep. 9 @Atl 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .294 .364 .561 .925
Sep. 7 @Cin 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .364 .562 .926
Sep. 6 @Cin 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .366 .564 .930
Sep. 5 @Cin Did not play.
Sep. 4 Was 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .365 .559 .924
Sep. 3 Was 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .366 .563 .929
Sep. 2 Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .365 .564 .929
Sep. 1 Mia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .369 .570 .939
Aug. 31 Mia 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .369 .572 .941
Aug. 30 Mia 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .366 .571 .937
Aug. 29 Mia 5 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .370 .579 .949
Aug. 28 Phi Did not play.
Aug. 27 Phi 2 2 1 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .367 .570 .937
Aug. 26 Phi 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .364 .562 .926
Last 7 Games 27 4 6 3 0 0 2 3 7 1 0 2 0 0 .222 .344 .333 .677
Last 14 Games 53 5 11 4 0 0 5 4 11 1 0 3 2 1 .208 .290 .283 .573
Last 30 Games 106 15 27 5 0 5 19 10 18 1 0 3 2 1 .255 .331 .443 .774

Yoenis Cespedes: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 118 76 63 4
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
201682156161.354.6461.117
2015139178250.223.439.736
2014141247171.199.397.666

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20163735224672.273.523.853
20154948427807.310.571.909
20144596515836.279.466.777

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162273514402.291.529.894
20152963610323.257.449.750
20142864813493.252.448.750

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162283216431.285.561.912
20153376525734.320.623.976
2014314419514.268.452.752
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
2016 30 A+ ST. 9 9 0% 22.2% 0.00 78% .286 .111
2016 30 MAJ NYM 524 463 9.2% 20.4% 0.45 77% .310 .253
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3-Year Averages     631 587 5.5% 21.4% 0.26 77% .301 .211
Career     2,959 2,712 6.6% 20.8% 0.32 77% .308 .221

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2016 Stat Review for Yoenis Cespedes    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.283 AVG
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77% Contact Rate
POOR
.310 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

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.536 SLG
ELITE
.253 ISO
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Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.45 BB/K
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9.2% BB Rate
GOOD
20.4% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.891 OPS
ELITE
.355 OBP
GOOD

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

Updating a previous report, Cespedes left Sunday's game due to nausea and dizziness, MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reports.

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Cespedes left Sunday's game in the seventh inning with an undisclosed injury, Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal reports.

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Cespedes went 1-for-5 with a solo homer and two runs in a 4-3 loss to Atlanta on Saturday.

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Cespedes went 1-for-4 with a walk and a go-ahead, two-run homer in the Mets' 5-3 win over the Reds on Tuesday.

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Cespedes is out of the lineup for Monday's matinee against the Reds.

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Cespedes is in the lineup for Friday's matchup against the Nationals.

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Cespedes is not in the lineup Thursday against the Marlins, Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News reports.

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Cespedes went 3-for-5 with a walkoff home run in Monday's win against the Marlins.

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Cespedes (quad) is back in the lineup Monday against the Marlins, Steve Gelbs of SNY TV reports.

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Cespedes (quad) is out of the lineup Sunday against the Phillies, Marc Carig of Newsday reports.

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Cespedes was 1-for-2 with two walks, a three-run homer and two runs scored in a 12-1 victory over the Phillies on Saturday.

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2016

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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.