Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week…Yoenis Cespedes


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If there were any doubts as to whether Yoenis Cespedes would perform up to his 110 million dollar contract …there should be no doubts anymore. He had a week in a day. 3 homers in a week will make a player feel good ask Jay Bruce he has been on a tear recently too but Yoenis hit 3 homers in one game! And as of this writing Cespedes hit two more in the Mets 16 inning win over the Miami Marlins. So in the span of two games Yoenis Cespedes hit 5 homer runs whew! I don’t expect Cespedes to stay hot forever but it is worth noting that while he and Jay Bruce have been hot the Mets have been winning (5 in a row) Cespedes has turned out to be the signature trade that turned things around for the Mets under the Sandy Alderson regime…On July 31, 2015, Céspedes was traded to the New York Mets for minor league pitchers Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa. What a deal that turned out to be. He has given the Mets personality , star power and a swagger not seen since …the 86 gang. What a week in two games for Yoenis Cespedes!

Published by bklynboy59

Welcome to Smallthoughtsinasportsworld. We keep it fun and we keep interesting and informative. On Tuesdays we go back in time with Old School Tuesdays, on Thursdays we keep it fun by Smallthoughts Trivia Thursday and on Fridays ...it is Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week and Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week and we also post the answer from Smallthoughts:Trivia Thursday. I am a lifelong New York Mets, Knicks and Jets and Giants fan. I root hard for my teams and have rooted for them even when it wasn't and in some cases still isn't easy. I enjoy talking sports, and on here I get to write about it as well. I have my thoughts hence Small thoughts, we will not always agree, but respectfully speak about what we feel. I invite your comments and feedback as well. You can also follow me on twitter @bklynboy59 and facebook Jerry bklynboy Small

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