Starting pitching was a given from day one. The closer role, however, was a bit more of a question mark going into last season
What a difference a year makes. Last year during Spring Training in Port St. Lucie, Florida, the Mets were expected to contend with the cellar. The Nationals were predicted to win the National League East. Then something crazy happened on the way to last place -- they never reached it.
The Mets outfielder went from Lamborghini to horseback.
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Fact is Cespedes is a very good player and any team would be lucky to have him in the middle of their lineup. He will likely hit 25 homers and drive in close to 100 RBIs. But what he did in New York the last two months of the season was an aberration.
I have been out of the country for less than three weeks and it is mid-summer when not much happens of note. The first thing I confronted on returning was a total reorganization of the local supermarket. Under the influence of jet lag I found this quite disorienting. As it turned out, this was only one of many changes that faced me.
Whenever Major League Baseball makes its next change to the annual Home Run Derby, it should just consider renaming the event
Oakland A's outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is a strong man, very strong. At that point, something amazing happened. The 28-year
Cuban-born baseball player Yoenis Céspedes made history Monday night when he became the first player not chosen for the All
Citi Field may not be particularly friendly to most hitters but Yeonis Cespedes had no problem making himself right at home