Yoenis Céspedes: New York Mets Outfielder Buys 270-Pound Champion Pig at County Fair, Reports Say

March 1, 2016 Updated: March 1, 2016

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.

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.


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Posted by Jerry Herlihy on Tuesday, March 1, 2016

It looks like it’s going to be a fun year with the Mets.