Yoenis Cespedes RUMORS & NEWS

  • Yoenis Cespedes plans to run more, lift less this offseason

    Hardball Talk "Yoenis Cespedes plans to be in The Best Shape of His Life next season. He didn’t really say that, but this article in the New York Post features Cespedes doing more or less what those Best Shape of His Life stories are aimed at doing: changing perceptions and/or trying to take the heat off of a..." September 21

  • Mets' Yoenis Cespedes likely out for season, will he change training methods?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Yoenis Cespedes has now strained both hamstrings, his quad and may or may not have pinched a nerve in his glutes. He's thrown the trainers, the manager and now a massage therapist in Port St. Lucie under the bus, but he's taken none of the blame and laid none on his controversial strength..." August 26

  • Yoenis Cespedes wants to finish career in Oakland

    San Francisco Chronicle "Here’s something for A’s fans to look forward to a few years down the road, potentially: former Oakland star Yoenis Céspedes wants to finish his career with the A’s. In a rare interview conducted entirely in English, Céspedes told The Chronicle on Friday before the Mets’ 7-5 win over Oakland..." July 22

  • Mets' Yoenis Cespedes says "(New York) is my home" following comments about Oakland

    Newark Star-Ledger "Prior to the New York Mets' 7-5 win over the Oakland Athletics on Friday, star left fielder Yoenis Cespedes told The San Fransisco Chronicle reporter Susan Slusser that he wanted to finish his career with the A's reports say. The San Fransisco Chronicle also quoted Cespedes saying that A's..." July 22

  • Terry Collins on Yoenis Cespedes’ recent slump: ‘There is a little concern there’

    New York Daily News "It's been a while since Yoenis Cespedes has looked like himself at the plate, and Terry Collins admitted there is some concern about the way the high-priced slugger has performed lately. “Yeah, there is a little concern there, but we also know that when he gets back to what we expect or what..." July 19

  • Cespedes pulled from game after awkward slide in outfield

    ESPN "Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes left Saturday's 9-3 home win over the Colorado Rockies with a sore hip, and New York manager Terry Collins said afterward that Cespedes is unlikely to play Sunday. Cespedes landed hard on his right knee and dislodged a huge divot in left field while trying to..." July 16

  • Yoenis Cespedes’ on-going leg issues continue to be a concern for Mets

    New York Daily News "Yoenis Cespedes was not happy Tuesday morning. The Mets slugger had felt cramping in his right leg as he slid trying to catch a shallow bloop single on the final play of Monday night's game. So, Cespedes was not in the lineup Tuesday because the Mets were concerned about him suffering an injury to..." July 04

  • Terry Collins indulges Yoenis Cespedes at expense of dignity

    New York Post "One begins to wonder whether Terry Collins, when he signed on to manage the Mets, also signed a dignity clause, one requiring him to abandon his. Put another way, isn’t it time Collins proved he is not a feckless panderer, that he is both in charge and takes charge? At long last, he should have..." June 30

  • Mets reveal playing time, rest plan for Yoenis Cespedes

    Newark Star-Ledger "One of the ripple effects of Juan Lagares' thumb injury: Mets manager Terry Collins is down a capable, big league caliber outfielder to rotate into a group that features age and injury questions. While Brandon Nimmo's arrival from Triple-A will provide a body, it's safe to assume the trio of..." June 16

  • Yoenis Cespedes in the Mets lineup Tuesday against Cubs

    New York Daily News "Yoenis Cespedes was back in the Mets lineup Tuesday, a day after being lifted from the game with a sore left heel. Cespedes, who missed 37 games on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring, was forced to leave the Mets' 6-1 win over the Cubs on Monday after his at-bat in the fifth..." June 13

  • Yoenis Cespedes back from DL but unsure he can run 100%

    New York Daily News "Here we go again. Yoenis Cespedes returned to the Mets Saturday, cleared to play by the Mets medical and rehab staff, after six weeks on the disabled list with a pulled left hamstring. The slugger, however, said he was uncertain he could run 100% yet. And the 31-year old insisted that while..." June 10

  • Mets to activate Cespedes from DL on Saturday

    Fanrag Sports "The New York Mets are expected to activate starting left fielder Yoenis Cespedes from the club’s 10-day disabled list on Saturday, according to a Friday afternoon report from James Wagner of the New York Times. However, upon returning from an extended stint on the sideline, Cespedes will..." June 09

  • Following setback, Cespedes 'getting close'

    MLB.com "Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes is nearing a return to the big league club, assistant general manager John Ricco told the New York Post on Tuesday. Cespedes, who has been on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring since April 28, ran full speed at the team's Spring Training facility in..." June 07

  • Why Yoenis Cespedes’ return to Mets could be delayed again

    New York Post "Yoenis Cespedes has been jogging, but has not yet run full bore since being pulled off a rehab assignment after a May 26 game with Single-A St. Lucie. That seemingly places in doubt Cespedes’ return to minor league games this weekend. It also brings into question whether Cespedes will be..." June 03

  • Mets’ Yoenis Cespedes able to start rehabbing again

    New York Post "Yoenis Cespedes’ restart on his rehab is underway. The Mets outfielder participated in hitting drills on Tuesday in Port St. Lucie, Fla., according to manager Terry Collins, after resting the previous three days because of discomfort in his right quadriceps. But there is no indication when..." May 31

  • Yoenis Cespedes Suffers Setback in Recovery from Quad Injury

    Bleacher Report "The New York Mets ruled out outfielder Yoenis Cespedes until at least Tuesday as he recovers from a quad injury, the New York Post's Mike Puma reported Saturday. Cespedes hasn't played since the Mets' April 27 defeat to the Atlanta Braves. MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reported Friday Cespedes..." May 28

  • Yoenis Cespedes hitless in first rehab game for Class A St. Lucie

    ESPN "New York Mets left fielder Yoenis Cespedes, who has been out since April 28 because of a left hamstring strain, began his minor league rehab assignment Friday night, going 0-for-2 with a walk and a run scored for the Class A St. Lucie Mets. Cespedes, 31, also played six innings in left field..." May 27

  • Yoenis Cespedes to begin minor league rehab assignment with St. Lucie on Friday

    New York Daily News "Yoenis Cespedes is scheduled to play a rehab game with St. Lucie on Friday night. The Mets slugger is batting third for the Class-A Mets. Cespedes has been on the disabled list since April 28 with a strained left hamstring." May 26

  • Yoenis Cespedes may not need rehab games

    Yardbarker "Yoenis Cespedes’ return to the Mets could be accelerated if it’s determined he doesn’t need any rehab games. Cespedes has been out with a hamstring injury and began a running program this week. Manager Terry Collins was optimistic about Cespedes’ return, saying the New York outfielder could..." May 19

  • Yoenis Cespedes could return to Mets in a week

    Larry Brown Sports "Yoenis Cespedes may not be away from the New York Mets for too much longer. The Mets outfielder is set to begin a running program this week and could be ready to return from his hamstring injury in a week. Newsday’s Marc Carig reported on Monday that Mets assistant GM John Ricco says the..." May 16

  • Yoenis Cespedes facing ‘extended’ absence, ‘a long shot’ to return in May

    Sportsnaut "The New York Mets might be without star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes for an extended period of time as he rehabs his hamstring injury. Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reported Cespedes as saying, “This one hurts.” He also noted that it might be “a long shot” for Cespedes to return in the month of..." May 04

  • Mets say tests on Yoenis Cespedes’ hamstring reveal no serious damage

    New York Daily News "The Mets think Yoenis Cespedes’ strained hamstring is not as bad as it initially looked. Sandy Alderson said Saturday that tests done on the left hamstring showed no serious damage and they are hopeful he will be ready to return early next month. “We don’t think it’s severe,” the Mets GM said..." April 30

  • Yoenis Cespedes leaves game with pulled hamstring

    Hardball Talk "The Mets and Braves are playing today and it’s not a great day for the Mets in the injury department. First they scratched Noah Syndergaard with a “tired arm.” Now they’ve lost Yoenis Cespedes, who pulled up limping at second base following a double in the bottom of the fourth. The team has..." April 27

  • Yoenis Cespedes should be ready for Tuesday’s game

    Hardball Talk "The Mets are off today, and that day off may be just enough to get outfielder Yoenis Cespedes ready to start their next game, on Tuesday, against the Braves. At least that’s what he’s telling Mets manager Terry Collins. Cespedes did not play in the weekend series against the Nationals, but was..." April 24

  • Yoenis Cespedes (hammy) sits out again, but hopes to return Tuesday

    ESPN "Yoenis Cespedes was again held out of the New York Mets' lineup on Sunday because of a hamstring injury, with manager Terry Collins acknowledging the possibility the 31-year-old slugger could be headed to the disabled list if he's not fit to play by Tuesday. Collins said Cespedes told him he..." April 24

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