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2015 Avg.
.283
 
Career Avg.
.265
Name  Yoenis Cespedes
Born  10/18/1985
Height  5-10
Weight  210
Number  52
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
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.
 
9/23/2014 1:28:00 PM
Description: Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is an ugly 2-for-16 (.125) without an extra-base hit and four strikeouts versus Rays right-hander Alex Cobb.
Insight: The trade of Cespedes to Boston hasn't helped either team or the hitter. This season between Oakland and Boston, Cespedes is hitting .228 with 22 home runs and 97 RBI, but his OPS is down 39 points since coming east.
 
9/5/2014 11:11:00 PM
Description: Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Cespedes went 4-for-6 and drove in the game-winning run in the 10th inning as Boston defeated Toronto, 9-8.
Insight: Cespedes started the Red Sox scoring in the first inning with a single that scored Brock Holt. The left fielder finished with two RBI and a run. This season with Oakland and Boston, Cespedes is hitting .266 with 21 home runs and 93 RBI.
 
8/31/2014 9:31:00 AM
Description: Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is just 1-for-13 against Rays right-hander Alex Cobb.
Insight: Cespedes has been consistent this season whether with Oakland or Boston, but his missing bat in the A's lineup has been noticed as his former team is scoring a run a game less without him. Cespedes is not a good play Sunday.
 
8/24/2014 7:25:00 PM
Description: Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Cespedes went 3-for-4 with a double, a walk, one RBI and two runs Sunday against Seattle.
Insight: Cespedes has driven in 18 runs in his last 16 games and he now ranks ninth in baseball with 85 RBI.
 
8/22/2014 10:52:00 PM
Description: Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run homer off Felix Hernandez Friday night.
Insight: Cespedes has four home runs since joining Boston, and all either gave the team the lead or tied the game. He's also driven in 16 runs in his 19 games with the team even though he's batted .230 in that span.
 
8/21/2014 11:18:00 PM
Description: Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Cespedes left Thursday's game after one at-bat due to a family medical emergency.
Insight: He could return as soon as Friday, but we have no accurate information as of yet. The outfielder was 2-for-11 in the four-game set with the Angels and hasn't done much since being traded to the Red Sox.