Oakland Athletics
2015 Avg.
.300
 
Career Avg.
.269
Name  Yoenis Cespedes
Born  10/18/1985
Height  5-10
Weight  210
Number  52
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/26/2015 11:02:00 AM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is a must start in an extremely favorable matchup against White Sox starter Jose Quintana.
Insight: Cespedes is a career 8-for-12 (.667) with two doubles and four hoime runs for a stunning 2.526 OPS. He's hitting .305 with 10 home runs and 41 RBI this season.
 
6/22/2015 10:58:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was 3-for-3 with three RBI and two runs in the, 8-5, victory over the Indians on Monday.
Insight: Miguel Cabrera has killed Indians pitching this season, so Cleveland did there best to pitch around him. Cespedes made them pay with a solo home run, RBI-double and sacrifice fly. Cespedes is hitting .308 with 10 home runs and 39 RBI in 266 at-bats this season.
 
6/10/2015 10:44:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run homer in the, 12-3, loss to the Cubs on Wednesday.
Insight: Obviously, Cespedes drove in all three runs for the Tigers. His homer brought Detroit within three runs, 6-3, in the sixth, but Chicago added six more runs in the seventh. Cespedes is hitting .302 with nine home runs and 33 RBI in 225 at-bats this season.
 
6/7/2015 4:50:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in the, 6-4, victory over the White Sox on Sunday.
Insight: Cespedes started a three-run two-out rally with a solo bomb in the sixth. The home run brought the Tigers within a run and then J.D. Martinez hit a two-run homer two at-bats later. Cespedes is beginning to heat up; he has seven hits in his last three games. For the season, Cespedes is slashing .300/.332/.500 with eight home runs and 30 RBI in 220 at-bats.
 
6/5/2015 1:37:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes left Thursday's game due to flu-like symptoms and is questionable for Friday's game against Oakland, but fantasy owners sure hope he gets healthy quickly.
Insight: Cespedes is hitting .667 (6-for-9) with four home runs versus White Sox starter Jose Quintana. He's batting .285 with seven home runs and 28 RBI and 27 runs this season.
 
6/5/2015 9:35:00 AM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes left Thursday's game due to flu-like symptoms and is questionable for Friday's game against Oakland
Insight: Cespedes is hitting .285 with seven home runs and 28 RBI and 27 runs this season. We thought he'd be a little strong after the move to a better hitter's park and stronger lineup.
 
5/29/2015 10:37:00 AM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is a career 4-for-11 (.364) with two homers versus Angels left-hander Hector Santiago.
Insight: Cespedes is hitting .285 with six home runs and 27 RBI in 186 at-bats this season.
 
5/27/2015 6:46:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run homer in the, 3-2, victory over the Athletics on Wednesday.
Insight: Cespedes hit his homer in the fifth and the three runs was enough to win. Cespedes was 2-for-3 with a walk, three RBI and one run in the game. He is hitting .291 with six home runs and 27 RBI in 182 at-bats this season.
 
5/20/2015 10:23:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes went 3-for-3 on Wednesday night.
Insight: Cespedes had a double and scored two runs. He is now hitting .287 in his first season with Detroit.
 
5/19/2015 9:42:00 AM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was not in the starting lineup on Monday versus the Brewers, but he did pinch hit.
Insight: Cespedes hurt his thumb on Saturday, but he did play on Sunday, so the injury can't be too serious. He's batting .280 this season with five homers, 23 RBI and 16 runs scored.
 
5/18/2015 5:12:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is not in the lineup on Monday versus the Brewers.
Insight: Cespedes hurt his thumb on Saturday, but he did play on Sunday, so it is unclear at the moment if Cespedes is out due to injury or just normal rest. He is slashing .282/.299/.483 with five home runs and 23 RBI in 149 at-bats this season.
 
5/16/2015 12:14:00 AM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was 3-for-5 with a solo home run, three RBI and two runs as Detroit beat St. Louis, 10-4.
Insight: Cespedes opened up the scoring for Detroit with his solo bomb in the second. He then drove in two more on a double in the ninth. Cespedes is hitting .279 with five home runs and 22 RBI in his first season with the Tigers.
 
5/7/2015 10:12:00 AM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is a career 6-for-8 with four homers and nine RBI versus White Sox starter Jose Quintana.
Insight: For those keeping track, that's a stunning 3.125 OPS. Cespedes is batting .296 with four home runs and 17 RBI this season.
 
4/20/2015 9:50:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes had the game-winning RBI in the seventh as Detroit beat the New York Yankees, 2-1, on Monday.
Insight: J.D. Martinez singled to score the tying run in the inning, and then Cespedes singled to take the lead. Cespedes was 1-for-3 in the game and is batting .320 with three home runs and 11 RBI this season.
 
4/19/2015 4:02:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes had a huge day Sunday against the White Sox.
Insight: Cespedes launched two homers and had six RBIs. He is fitting in extremely nicely with his new team.
 
4/6/2015 4:29:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes had a big debut in Detroit against the Twins on Monday.
Insight: Cespedes mashed a double and a triple, scoring twice, and stole a home run from Kurt Suzuki in left field.
 
3/12/2015 2:40:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes left Thursday's game due to a tight left quad.
Insight: Cespedes also dealt with a sore lower back earlier in spring training. Neither should keep him from playing on opening day. Cespedes should be in for a good season in a lineup that included Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez. He batted .260 last season with 22 HR and 100 RBI.
 
3/7/2015 10:41:00 AM
Description: Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is back in the lineup after taking a day off to rest a tight lower back.
Insight: Obviously it wasn't serious. Cespedes should be in for a good season in a lineup that included Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez. He batted .260 last season with 22 HR and 100 RBI.
 
12/11/2014 2:34:00 PM
Description: The Red Sox have traded Yoenis Cespedes to the Detroit Tigers.
Insight: Adding Cespedes to Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez in the heart of the Tigers lineup will make it very difficult on opposing pitchers. Cespedes is expected to play in left field.
 
9/29/2014 8:22:00 PM
Description: Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said Monday that the team is interested in signing outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to a long-term contract.
Insight: Cespedes will make $10.5 million in 2015, the final season of his current deal before he hits free agency. The outfielder said he has not yet decided if he wants to resign with Boston. Cespedes hit .269 with five home runs and 33 RBI in 51 games with Boston. With the Athletics and the Red Sox, Cespedes had a career-high 100 RBI in 2014.