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THE LONG JOURNEY AND SHORT MLB LIFE OF YOENIS CESPEDES

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Yoenis Cespedes is making the most of his time in the United States. Type his name in Google and tap the search button. See what I mean? His professional baseball career starts and ends quickly. It begins in 2012 with Cespedes signing a four-year, $36 million contract with the Oakland Athletics. Three years and some change later, Cespedes has played in three major league cities — Oakland, Boston...

SEEING IS BELIEVING

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Moments after Terry Collins told the media he was not embarrassed by the teams current starting lineup, the New York Mets manager penciled in John Mayberry Jr. as his cleanup hitter in the series opener against Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers. For the record: Mayberry Jr., who was signed last winter to bolster the teams bench depth, went 0-for-3 with a pair of strikeouts dropping his...

WHAT ARE THE ODDS

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Baseball Prospectus’ “Playoff Odds Report” suggests there are only a handful of teams that could possibly win the World Series. According to the report, the New York Mets have a 38.7% chance of making the post season, a 32.5% of making it to the Divisional series and a 2.6% chance of winning the World Series. The data is based on each team’s “adjusted playoff percentage and expected win...

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Hi. My name is John Strubel. I am a storyteller. I love to write. My writing is predominantly related to my greatest passion in life: baseball. Thanks for visiting my website.

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