Cespedes hopes to stay with Mets for rest of career

Dec 1, 2016

Cespedes hopes to stay with Mets for rest of career

Having finalized a $110 million, four-year contract with the New York Mets, Yoenis Cespedes declared: “God willing, I will finish out my career with this team.” Mets general manager Sandy Alderson quickly interjected: “God willing, and a no-trade clause, by the way.” Acquired by ...

Cespedes, Mets agree to contract worth $110 million

Nov 30, 2016

Cespedes, Mets agree to contract worth $110 million

Yoenis Cespedes is staying with the New York Mets — again. After testing free agency for the second straight offseason, the slugging outfielder agreed to a $110 million, four-year contract with New York, a person familiar with the deal told AP on Tuesday. The ...

Gossage does not regret criticism of Bautista and Cespedes

Mar 12, 2016

Gossage does not regret criticism of Bautista and Cespedes

One day later, Hall of Famer Goose Gossage did not regret his criticism of Toronto star Jose Bautista and New York Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes for their home-run celebrations during last year’s playoffs. Girardi met Friday with New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman ...

Jan 23, 2016

Mets retain star slugger Cespedes

Slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is returning to the New York Mets. A person familiar with the deal said the star free agent and the National League champions agreed Friday night to a three-year contract for $75 million. The 30-year-old Cespedes can opt out of ...

Mets acquire Cespedes from Tigers

Aug 1, 2015

Mets acquire Cespedes from Tigers

The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday’s trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelphia dealt its ace to Texas. Sixteen trades were made Friday ahead of the ...

A's slugger Cespedes retains crown in Home Run Derby

Jul 15, 2014

A's slugger Cespedes retains crown in Home Run Derby

Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed Home Run Derby, drawn out further by a new format. The Oakland Athletics outfielder simply trusted his own strength. Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star skills contest in 15 years, powering ...