- Birth Name Yoenis Céspedes Milanés
- Birth Place Campechuela
- Famous Name Yoenis Cespedes
- Father Cresencio Céspedes
- Mother Estela Milanés
- Net Worth $30 million
- Salary $22.5 million
- Nationality Cuban
- Ethnicity Black
- Currently Working For New York Mets
- Currently Married Unknown
- Affair with Unknown
Yoenis Cespedes is a Cuban professional baseball player who was born on October 18, 1985, in Campechuela, Granma Province, Cuba. He is a professional outfielder who has played for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball. He has previously played for the Oakland athletics, Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers in MLB. He is the son of Cresenci Cespedes (his father) and Estela Milanes (his mother).
He debuted in the Cuban national series with Granma during the 2003-04 Cuban national series and was considered as the rookie of the year award for the Cuban national series. He started the 2009 Baseball World Cup as Cuba's center fielder. He struggled much in that game but only hit .194/.2775/.333 while being caught in his only steal attempt. He went 11 for 22 with 12 runs, 14 RBI, two doubles and four homers in six games at the 2010 World University Baseball Championship. After being defected from Cuba during the summer of 2011, he established residency in the U.S. in January 2012. He agreed to a 4-year, $36 million contract on February 13, 2012, with the deal becoming official the following month. He started the 2012 season for the athletics at his usual position of a center field but later moved to the left field on the return of veteran center fielder Coco Crisp.
He had a great beginning to the season where he hit .273 with 14 homers and 55 RBIs through July 1 and stood 3rd in the All-star voting for the AL behind Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays and Mike Trout of the Los Angeles angels of Anaheim. He suffered from a great injury while running against the tigers on a RBI hit by Brandon moss. He was then traded to the Boston Red Sox in the exchange for pitcher Jon Lester and utility player Jonny Gomes and hit his first ever home run as a member of the Red Sox on august 10, 2014 against the Los Angeles angels hitting 3-home runs and a career-high 100 RBIs. He was then traded to the Detroit tigers along with Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier for rick Porcello. There he played his first game against the Minnesota twins on April 6, 2015, leading them to the victory of 4-0. He had won the American league Rawlings Gold Glove Award in left field and had 9 assists, 11 defensive runs saved and a 15 ultimate zone rating.
He resigned on a three-year, $75 million contract with the Mets on January 26, 2016, and was named to the National League roster for the 2016 Major League baseball all-star game which was held at Petco Park.
Talking about this professional baseball player, he is currently an American player who belongs to Cuban-American ethnicity. He is a well-known, talented and extremely famous athlete. He currently lives in Manhattan, New York. He has a son whose name is Yoenis Jr. He hasn't seen his son since he left Cuba and is only able to talk to him on the phone. He has tried to get him into the United States several of times.
He has a girlfriend whose name is Sandra Quesada. The couple has been in an affair for several of years. Looks like has yet, not revealed much of his personal details throughout the media or some social networking sites. There is only a little information about his girlfriend and wife and it is quite unknown to everyone whether he is married or not.
The professional baseball player is a proud exotic car owner and has various car collections. His collection includes a custom 2016 Ford F-250, 2 custom Polaris Slingshots, a custom Lamborghini Aventador, an Alfa Romeo 8 Competizione and a custom Jeep Wrangler.
He stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 210 pounds. He earns a salary from his playing career and has a wonderful net worth of $30 million. He had also signed a 4-year contract valued at $110 million with the Mets in 2016.