NL hitting leader Daniel Murphy and his new buddies on the Washington Nationals are in New York to take on the Mets, for whom Murphy jerked some postseason dongs last year. Washington put a whooping on New York last night, and they’re up big tonight thanks to Matt Harvey’s bad start.
A truly amazing spring training lowlight from Mets-Astros this afternoon, as an A.J. Reed ball hit past Yoenis Cespedes stuck at the base of the wall. It didn’t wedge under anything; it wasn’t trapped, or unreachable; it wasn’t obstructed in any way that would have warranted the umpire calling dead ball and awarding a…
After purchasing a pig for $7,000 on Saturday at a Florida county fair, Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes reportedly sent it to the butcher. Makes sense.
Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has apparently run out of fancy motorized vehicles to drive to spring training, because this morning he rolled up to the Mets’ facility on a horse.
Yoenis Cespedes got paid this offseason, and he arrived at the Mets’ spring training facility riding a tricked-out, three-wheeled motorcycle thingy, as any rich person should.
Yoenis Cespedes, a good and righteous baseball man, got in on the Mets’ ongoing beatdown of the Dodgers with this massive three-run jack:
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Every right-thinking baseball fan is also a Yoenis Cespedes fan—and he has been hitting like Babe Ruth since joining the Mets at the trade deadline—but man this is an absolutely brutal error.
We’re used to writing about the Mets for other reasons around here, so please forgive me if I make any mistakes while trying to play this one straight, but the Mets offense absolutely went bonkers Monday night, and it increasingly looks like they are going to skate right into the playoffs.
Deadline acquisition Yoenis Cespedes’s eighth-inning home run put the finishing touches on the Mets’ 3-0 win over the Rockies last night, a victory that put them 3.5 games up in the NL East. It was Cespedes’s first homer as a Met, and he says it’s all about his neon tribute to a little avian gatecrasher.
A weird thing happened in the top of the third inning of last night’s game between the Reds and Tigers. Right as Anibal Sanchez was about to deliver the first pitch of the inning, everyone realized that the Tigers had no left fielder. Where was Yoenis Cespedes?
The Tigers have acquired OF Yoenis Cespedes from the Red Sox for starter Rick Porcello and a minor-league pitcher.
Cincinnati Reds reliever Jonathan Broxton started his matchup against Yoenis Cespedes in the eighth last night by whizzing a fastball up near his chin. Broxton ended up paying dearly for it.
The A's, with the best record in baseball, are unequivocally going for it, acquiring starter Jon Lester from the Red Sox. But man, this was more than a typical deadline rental: the trade is reportedly Lester and Jonny Gomes for Yoenis Cespedes.
For the second time in two games, Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes gunned down a baserunner in spectacular fashion.
Did you see Yoenis Cespedes's incredible throw from last night? If you haven't, you need to go watch it right now. And then you need to look at this cool Vine:
The only reason Howie Kendrick turned third and ran home was because Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes let Mike Trout's hit initially get away from him in the eighth inning. The key word is "initially." Cespedes compensated for his error with a flawless throw home to get Kendrick out. Watch the minimal movement by…