Yoenis Cespedes RUMORS & NEWS

  • Yoenis Cespedes takes break from rehab, still has no timetable

    Yardbarker "The New York Mets are still waiting to see when Yoenis Cespedes will return from his hip injury. Cespedes took a break from rehab over the weekend, according to Tim Healey of Newsday, and will resume activities on Monday. Those activities are physical therapy, as the outfielder still..." June 17

  • Yoenis Cespedes reportedly restarting treatment program after suffering setback

    Larry Brown Sports "As if the news could not get any worse for the New York Mets this season, slugger Yoenis Cespedes may not be returning to the lineup any time soon. Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reported on Sunday that Cespedes, who exited Saturday’s minor-league rehab game with renewed..." June 11

  • Mets' Yoenis Cespedes has rehab appearance cut short due to tight quad

    ESPN "New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes left his rehab appearance on Saturday with tightness in his right quad. He is expected to be reevaluated on Sunday. Cespedes was playing for Double-A Binghamton rehabbing a hip injury when he was pulled from the game. " June 10

  • Injured Cespedes not confident in Mets' chances with recent struggles

    The Score "Yoenis Cespedes is inching toward his long-awaited return to the New York Mets' lineup. For Cespedes, however, it may be too little too late. Out since May 13 with a right hip flexor strain, the outfielder has taken live batting practice and has run the bases this week before..." June 09

  • Yoenis Cespedes inching closer to his Mets return

    New York Post "There was a sight for sore Mets eyes Tuesday afternoon at Citi Field, and it went well enough to continue on Wednesday. Yoenis Cespedes took six at-bats in a simulated game against fellow disabled list member Noah Syndergaard, the next step in the Mets left fielder’s progression..." June 06

  • Yoenis Cespedes set to get live-at bats, may return to Mets soon

    New York Daily News "The Mets are essentially in the same spot they were a year ago with an injured Yoenis Cespedes dictating his own return. They’ve sorely missed his bat in the lineup and amid nudging from both Sandy Alderson and Mickey Callaway for the $110 million left fielder to get back on the field,..." June 04

  • Yoenis Cespedes reportedly nearing rehab assignment

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Mets are hoping to get ailing outfielder Yoenis Cespedes back in the lineup fairly soon. According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets hope to send Cespedes, who hasn’t played since May 13, on a rehab assignment by the end of the week. " May 27

  • Returns of Yoenis Cespedes, Todd Frazier not imminent

    SNY TV "Yoenis Cespedes (hip) and Todd Frazier (hamstring) are both eligible to return from their respective 10-day DL stints, but neither is expected to return within the next few days. Cespedes has been out since May 14, with Frazier out since May 8.  Cespedes and..." May 24

  • Mets need to wonder if Yoenis Cespedes will ever be the same player — ‘He may never be healthy again’

    New York Daily News "Less than 12 hours after the Mets coyly said they would "wait and see" about putting Yoenis Cespedes on the disabled list, they announced that they needed to put the 32-year-old slugger on the disabled list. There is no real surprise in that for anyone who watched Cespedes..." May 17

  • Yoenis Cespedes lands on DL for Mets with right hip strain

    Newsday "Yoenis Cespedes has finally landed on the disabled list. The Mets, after saying for more than a week that Cespedes’ mild right hip flexor strain was worth playing through, reversed course Wednesday morning and decided to sideline the slugging leftfielder for at least 10..." May 16

  • Sandy Alderson says Yoenis Cespedes’ leg has not improved, Mets will decide on DL in next few days

    New York Daily News "Yoenis Cespedes was not in the lineup Tuesday night for the series-opener against the Blue Jays at Citi Field. He was also not on the disabled list. The slugger, who has had a nagging right leg issue, and the Mets were still in the same old limbo. The Mets said that he had an MRI on..." May 16

  • Cespedes out of lineup as Mets decide on potential DL stint

    SNY TV "Yoenis Cespedes is not in the lineup on Tuesday, and the team is deciding whether or not to place Cespedes on the disabled list. The outfielder has been bothered by leg/quad injuries. " May 15

  • As Mets remain cautious with Jacob deGrom, it’s easy to wonder why they aren’t doing same with Yoenis Cespedes

    New York Daily News "There was no real conversation. By the time Jacob deGrom had gotten out of a bases-loaded jam in the first inning of Sunday's loss to the Phillies — and before he walked back to the dugout — Mickey Callaway and pitching coach Dave Eiland had decided it was not worth the risk to..." May 15

  • Mets seeing the potential benefits and risks associated with playing ailing Yoenis Cespedes

    New York Daily News "In one inning, you could see the fine line the Mets are walking with Yoenis Cespedes playing through a nagging right quad issue. The slugger crushed a solo home run in the sixth inning of the Mets' 4-2 loss to the Phillies Sunday. In the bottom of the frame, he struggled to decelerate after..." May 14

  • Mets ‘very’ concerned about Cespedes as his injury reappears

    New York Post "Yoenis Cespedes’ quad injury is back. The left fielder pulled himself after one inning Sunday against the Rockies at Citi Field because of a tight right quadriceps. Cespedes has had a history of injuries with the same quad that has landed him on the disabled list in each of the last two..." May 07

  • Yoenis Cespedes exits Mets’ game after one inning

    New York Daily News "Yoenis Cespedes was pulled after the first inning of Sunday's game against the Rockies. Cespedes singled in the first inning and went from first to third on a single from Asdrubal Cabrera before later scoring on a sacrifice fly from Todd Frazier." May 06

  • Yoenis Cespedes could be back in lineup as soon as tonight

    SNY TV "Yoenis Cespedes is okay and could be back in the lineup as soon as tonight's series-opener against the Braves at Citi Field, reports SNY MLB Insider Andy Martino. Cespedes left Sunday's game against the Padres in the third inning due to a sore left thumb he suffered while sliding head-first..." May 01

  • Yoenis Cespedes expects to be out 3 days due to left thumb injury suffered in Mets win

    New York Daily News "Yoenis Cespedes calmly stood in front of his locker Sunday afternoon, buttoning his dress shirt with both hands, and diagnosed himself as likely to miss three days. The Mets slugger left Sunday's rout of the Padres in the third inning after jamming his left thumb on third base on a double..." April 30

  • Yoenis Cespedes leaves Mets game with apparent hand injury

    New York Post "In a sight as familiar as it is unsettling for Mets fans, Yoenis Cespedes left the game in the third inning Sunday against the Padres. After reaching base on a single, Cespedes stole second then stole third but came up after the second steal looking at his hand." April 29

  • Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes thinks playing golf will help end slump

    ESPN "New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes wants to swing his way out of an early season slump, but with his golf clubs rather than his bat. "One of the things that I did before, years ago, when I was in a slump, was playing golf and trying to get out of my slump," Cespedes told reporters through..." April 21

  • Yoenis Cespedes: ‘This team is way better than the team we had in 2015’

    Hardball Talk "Before the start of the regular season, we usually get a shocking proclamation or two from players across the sport. This year, it’s Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. Per Tim Britton of The Athletic, Cespedes said, “This team is way better than the team we had in 2015.” The 2015 Mets, of course,..." March 28

  • Yoenis Cespedes’ wrist issue won’t go away

    New York Post "Aches and pains continue to find Yoenis Cespedes. The Mets slugger was scratched from Tuesday’s lineup against the Astros with right wrist soreness that Cespedes says he incurred swinging at a pitch seven days earlier. Cespedes received X-rays on Tuesday, the results of which were not..." March 13

  • Yoenis Cespedes is on board for Mets’ lineup ‘experiment’

    New York Post "There is a big change going on with the Mets that is not getting much attention. Slugger Yoenis Cespedes, who has spent most of his career batting third, fourth or fifth, is hitting second this spring in Mickey Callaway’s lineup. Trying to get the right lineup mix is a top..." March 12

  • Are Yoenis Cespedes’ camp antics a Mets problem?

    New York Post "Spring training 1992. Back field at Fort Lauderdale Stadium. New Yankees manager Buck Showalter and I are standing side by side staring out at an outfield drill that Mel Hall is purposely tarnishing. Showalter never moves his eyes from the drill, never looks at me, but says: “Joel, you can have..." March 08

  • Yoenis Cespedes not concerned with shoulder issue

    SNY TV "Yoenis Cespedes is not concerned with the right shoulder soreness he is dealing with that led to the Mets listing him as day-to-day on Tuesday's injury updates. "It's something that I'm not worried about," Cespedes said Tuesday through a translator, adding that his shoulder gets like this at..." February 27

  • Yoenis Cespedes is the bat Mets can’t do without

    New York Post "First to home and no pulled muscles. That’s a good day for the Mets. Yoenis Cespedes’ return to the diamond was a success Sunday as he played in his first game since Aug. 25. In the first inning of the Mets’ 10-3 exhibition win over the Marlins at First Data Field, Cespedes scored from first on..." February 26

  • Mets' Cespedes admits he hasn't played golf since July

    New York Post "Yoenis Cespedes is limiting his sports obsession to baseball. The Mets slugger hasn’t played golf since last July, he said Thursday, and has no plans to resume during the season, as he tries to remain focused on baseball and staying on the field for his team. Cespedes decided to bag golf..." February 22

  • Yoenis Cespedes hoping yoga can keep his body durable this season

    SNY TV "Mets LF Yoenis Cespedes comes into the new season hoping that he can stay healthy after a tumultous season last year. Plagued by injuries, Cespedes saw only 81 of the 162 games last season. The Mets rely on his power bat in the lineup, and just when they though he would stay on the field for..." February 20

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