Results tagged ‘ Defection ’

Who is Yoenis Cespedes?

There has been a lot of talk about the newest free agent in major league baseball.  If we know one thing, this man has one hell of a production staff, I mean look at this quality (Click to open the 20 minute Cespedes showcase video, yes 20 minutes, there’s a pig on a spit at the end, not sure why, but if you are against that type of thing, please don’t watch).   The video in it of itself is impressive, there is no denying that, it’s just hard to get past the “second coming” feel it has to it.  What we also know is that the Cubs have been consistently mentioned as one of the 6 teams that are showing serious interest, along with the Marlins, White Sox, Orioles, Tigers (not so much since Prince?), and a mystery team.   When we really take a look at who he is, does the baseball talent warrant the hoopla surrounding the latest Cuban defector?  Let’s get to know him.

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