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What teams has Cespedes played for?

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Asked by: Cindy Archer

Over eight Major League seasons with the A’s, Red Sox, Tigers and Mets, Céspedes is a . 273 hitter with 165 home runs and an . 824 OPS. He’s a former Gold Glove and Silver Slugger Award winner.

What team does Cespedes play for?


22, Mets president Sandy Alderson had poked fun about a potential reunion with Cespedes, saying the team was “going to rent horses and ride to the workout” Cespedes held this offseason.

Where did Yoenis Cespedes go?

2017. Céspedes opted out of his contract with the Mets on November 3, 2016. The Mets then signed him to a four-year contract worth $110 million, with a no-trade clause on November 30, 2016.

Is Cespedes coming back in 2021?

With 21.4 career WAR, Céspedes has had one of the better careers of the players who have yet to return to the field in 2021 after opting out in 2020 — though the undisputed best career belongs to longtime Seattle Mariners ace pitcher Félix Hernández (52.2 WAR).

Will Yoenis Cespedes play in 2022?

Chicago White Sox prospect Yoelqui Céspedes is thinking big — as in the big leagues — in 2022. “My approach and my mindset right now is to get to the majors this year,” the outfielder said through an interpreter Thursday during a conference call after practice in Glendale, Ariz.

Are the Mets still paying Céspedes?

Yoenis Cespedes signed a 4 year / $110,000,000 contract with the New York Mets, including $110,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $27,500,000.
Current Contract.

Contract: 4 yr(s) / $110,000,000
Signing Bonus
Average Salary $27,500,000
Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

Why did Céspedes quit?

But that was Céspedes’ last full season, as a series of injuries stemming from calcification in his heels kept him off the field for most of 2017 and ’18, before he finally had surgery. His rehab was delayed by a fractured right ankle he sustained during a run-in with a wild boar at his ranch in 2019.

How much is Cespedes worth?

Yoenis Cespedes is the latest $100 million-plus player to suffer serious injuries while playing for the New York Mets, but as with David Wright and Johan Santana, he actually provided a decent return on the investment before getting hurt.

How many Cubans are there in the MLB?

A USA Today article published before the postseason started showed that you could make a full and powerful American League lineup of just Cuban-born players. Here’s that lineup, which is impressive since, according to USA Today, there were only 19 Cuban-born players on Major League rosters to start the season.

Who is number 52 for the Mets?

Yoenis Céspedes

52: Yoenis Céspedes — The Mets’ relationship with Céspedes didn’t end well, but in his prime, he was a dangerous slugger who played a significant role in the Mets’ 2015 World Series run.

Who wore 44 for the Mets?

New York Mets Uniform Numbers

New York Mets Uniform Number 0 Every Mets Player Who Wore #0
Count Players Who Wore #0 Full Roster
43. Joe Panik 2019 New York Mets
44. Dominic Smith 2020 New York Mets
45. Dominic Smith 2021 New York Mets

Who wore 41 for the Mets?

Tom Seaver’s

Tom Seaver’s number 41 was retired by the New York Mets in 1988. The Mets retired Seaver’s uniform number 41 in 1988 in a Tom Seaver Day ceremony, making him the franchise’s first player to be so honored.

Who is number 62 on the Mets?

Andrew David Smith (born September 24, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Drew Smith (baseball)

Drew Smith
Earned-run average 2.87
Strikeouts 86
New York Mets (2018, 2020–present)

Who is number 61 on the Mets?

New York Mets Roster

S. Reid-Foley #61 RP 230 lbs
S. Lugo #67 RP 225 lbs
T. Walker #99 SP 235 lbs
T. May #65 RP 240 lbs

Who did the Mets trade for Drew Smith?


Smith, 28, was acquired from the Tampa Bay Rays in the first of several trades the Mets would make, in exchange for Duda. A former third round pick of the Detroit Tigers in the 2015 MLB draft, Smith was traded to the Rays as the player to be named later in the deal that netted Detroit outfielder Mikie Mahtook.

Who wore 17 for the Mets?

The New York Mets will retire the No. 17 jersey of former first baseman Keith Hernandez, who becomes just the fourth player in franchise history to receive the honor.

Who wore 99 for the Mets?

Turk Wendell, only other Mets player to wear No. 99, passes the torch to Taijuan Walker.

Who wore #14 for the Mets?

Gil Hodges

Gil Hodges‘ No. 14 was retired on June 9, 1973. Managed the 1969 Miracle Mets to the World Championship in just his second season. Third-winningest manager in Mets history.