Yoenis Cespedes (nicknamed as La Potencia) is a Cuban professional baseball player. Yoenis Cespedes was born on October 18, 1985 in the small city of Campechuela, in Granma Province, Cuba. He is a baseball outfielder player for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (briefly as MLB). He is the son of Estela Milanés, a softball pitcher who performed in the 2000 Summer Olympics for Cuba, and Cresencio Céspedes, a previous Cuban League catcher who parted from Milanés when Yoenis Cespedes was just one year old.
He played total eight seasons in the Cuban Winter League before decamping from Cuba in year 2011. In year 2011, Cespedes along with six other players took a 23-hour speedboat ride leaving Cuba and going on for the Dominican Republic. When he arrived in the Dominican, he encountered Dominican agent Edgar Mercedes who recognized residency for him in Santiago which permitted him to bypass the MLB Draft and turn out as a free-agent.
Yoenis Cespedes started his debut in the Cuban National Series with Granma through the 2003–04 Cuban National Series, scoring .302/.382/.503 (batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage respectively). He was nominated for the Cuban National Series Rookie of the Year Award, but he later lost out to Frank Monteith.
He formerly played baseball in MLB for the Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics, and Detroit Tigers. Prior to appearing the Major Leagues, he appeared as baseball player in the Cuban National Series and was a participant of the Cuba national baseball team. He was basically a left fielder in his initial career, later he has divided between left and center field after joining the Mets.
Cespedes was entitled to the National League roster for the famous 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game organized at Petco Park, along with co-players Bartolo Colón, Noah Syndergaard, Jeurys Familia and Mets manager Terry Collins, but was afterwards taken off the roster with Syndergaard because of an injury. He scored a home run in his second game played in the majors and completed his rookie season making a noteworthy target of .316 from the plate.
Education: By the time Yoenis Cespedes was 10, he had a unique talent a necessary skills for playing baseball. During that, his mother referred him to a state-run school around 50 miles from home where he could focus on playing baseball.
Yoenis Cespedes Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $42 Million US Dollars
The total net worth of Yoenis Cespedes is around $42 million US dollars in year 2017. In 2017, he will gross a base salary of $22,500,000 and he has a cap hit of $22,500,000. Recently, in last year Cespedes was ranked 65 as The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes. Yoenis Cespedes also returned to the New York Mets with a three-year contract of worth $75 million signed in January with an opt-out later the 2016 season.
Yoenis Cespedes Assets
It is suggested that Yoenis Cespedes possesses a luxurious house in his home town with all the basic amenities included.
An honoured exotic car owner, Cespedes reached to 2016 Mets Spring Training with a diversity of custom sports cars on the display. His luxurious car collection consist of a custom Lamborghini Aventador, a custom 2016 Ford F-250, 2 custom Polaris Slingshots, an Alfa Romeo 8C Competition, and a custom Jeep Wrangler all estimating under $1 million.
After Yoenis Cespedes recognized himself as a celebrity, he purchased a Lamborghini Aventador, a luxurious car that Vega assessed cost about $400,000.
Yoenis Cespedes Business Model
In year 2014, Yoenis Cespedes contracted with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports, which is a sports agency division of Roc Nation.
After serving lead the New York Mets to the World Series, Yoenis Cespedes assumed to be one MLB’s largest free agents in offseason.
Recently, Yoenis Cespedes opted out of his agreement with the Mets. The Mets then contracted him to a four-year period agreement of worth $110 million, with a no-trade section, which is the maximum contract in Mets account.
The recent New York Daily News’ Christian Red specified that followers should not assume Yoenis Cespedes as one of the Yankees’ targets.
Yoenis Cespedes is a prominent baseball player who had started his journey in baseball right from his early age throughout his career; he has been designated with many prestigious titles and has won the hearts of his fans till date.