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Yoenis Cespedes

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: All in the Familia! Mets' Closer Honored in NYC

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.21.2016 | Sports
Jon Chattman

Photo/Donald Traill, Associated Press The New York Mets' 2016 season, so far, has been erratic. It started off a bit like that last year so, as a fan...

Your Mets 2016 Preview

Kelli Gail | Posted 04.01.2016 | Sports
Kelli Gail

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.

Yoenis Cespedes Goes Old Western And Rides Horse To Work

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 03.01.2016 | Sports

After essentially having his own car show at spring training last week, New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes decided to switch things up and ride ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Predicting this Year's Oscars is like Predicting Tomorrow's East Coast Weather

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.24.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

When the final out of the World Series is made, it marks the unofficial beginning of the "hot stove" season. The term, of course, applies to media spe...

Mets Fan Asks: Is Cespedes Really the Best for Us?

Jon Raj | Posted 01.21.2016 | Sports
Jon Raj

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.

Reflections From a Mets Fan

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports
Robert S. McElvaine

Before we get too upset at not winning the World Series, let us ask: Was there a Mets fan anywhere when the season began -- or in late July -- who wouldn't have been ecstatic with the team winning National League championship?

5 Keys to the Mets Winning in the Postseason

Kelli Gail | Posted 10.09.2015 | Sports
Kelli Gail

My friend Michael has a saying about the Mets each year: "Just get me to football season." After eight long painful seasons, the New York Metropolitans not only got him (and I) to football season, but have now become the must see sport of October.

Oakland Athletics Imploding Before Our Very Eyes

Dan Karpuc | Posted 11.10.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

OK... OK. You may not view a team that is 81-63 as "imploding," but hear me out.

Sport and Society for Arete -- Re-Entry and Disorientation

Richard Crepeau | Posted 10.04.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

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.

Breaking Down the Biggest Trades on Deadline Day

Andrew Wild | Posted 10.01.2014 | Sports
Andrew Wild

Well, whatever we thought was plaguing front offices to make them so boring is apparently gone, because we got a whole lot of big time trades yesterday.

WATCH: Home Run Derby Champ Defends Crown

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.15.2014 | Sports

Whenever Major League Baseball makes its next change to the annual Home Run Derby, it should just consider renaming the event the Yoenis Cespedes Invi...

WATCH: This Amazing Throw Needs To Be Seen To Be Believed

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.11.2014 | Sports

Oakland A's outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is a strong man, very strong. With the A's and Los Angeles Angels deadlocked, 1-1, in the bottom of the eig...

WATCH: Baseball Fans Outraged Over Spanish HR Derby Interview

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Cuban-born baseball player Yoenis Céspedes made history Monday night when he became the first player not chosen for the All-Star game to win the Home...

INFOGRAPHIC: 2013 HR Derby Results

Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports

Citi Field may not be particularly friendly to most hitters but Yeonis Cespedes had no problem making himself right at home. The Oakland A's slugger m...

From Cuba To NY's All Star Game -- New HR King

Julio Pabon | Posted 09.15.2013 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

There might not have been that many Latinos in this years Home Run Derby as years past, but Cuban born, Yoenis Céspedes Milanés made up for it.