New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes—who signed a three-year $75 million deal to remain in New York in the offseason—spent $7,000 to buy a champion hog on Sunday at the St. Lucie County Fair in Florida.
— ESPN (@espn) March 1, 2016
— Sandy Croghan (@sandy20110) February 29, 2016
The Cuban-born Cespedes then posed with the 14-year-old who raised it.
Continuing his wacky spring training tradition, Cespedes then rode into practice Tuesday on a horse—a week after the eccentric outfielder drove a different kind of exotic car to work each day.
IMPORTANT Yoenis Cespedes update: pic.twitter.com/A5q5CVUXg7
— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) March 1, 2016
This week in Yoenis Cespedes’ cars: pic.twitter.com/qQ0NJoZ7bV
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 26, 2016
It looks like it’s going to be a fun year with the Mets.