HE IS BACK: Yoenis Céspedes ARRIVED in Havana this Tuesday

By José Alejandro Rodríguez Zas

On August 1, 2020, the Cuban player Yoenis Cespedes, then outfielder and designated hitter for the New York Mets, played his last major league game, thus far. That day, the Mets faced the Atlanta Braves, current champions of the MLB 2021 World Series and were defeated with a final score of 7-1.

In that meeting, “La Fuerza” Céspedes hit 4-0 with two strikeouts and five teammates left in circulation, giving the second out of the eighth inning on a ground out to third base, at the hands of Braves third baseman Johan Camargo, in mind. of two strikes and a ball, before reliever AJ Minter sent, swinging to a gear change to 86 mph, in his last official inning in the majors.

Since then, the Cuban slugger has not stepped onto a Major League field for an MLB game or intervened in another professional league, despite the fact that at the beginning of March of this 2021, held a showcase for several teams in the majors, showing that he still has the conditions to play in the best baseball in the world. However, the long-awaited signature of Céspedes has never arrived, back to the Big Top.

In fact, in recent days, the appointment of Bol Melvin as the new manager of the San Diego Padres, who was the helmsman of the Oakland Athletics in the days when “The Power” played with the West League franchise American, has returned hope to Cuban baseball fans who are still reluctant not to see the Granmense play in the MLB again.

However, in what “the stick comes and goes,” as they say in good Cuban, Céspedes has been in the news in recent months, outside of the sports arena, for his trips to Cuba. At the end of March of this 2021, we publish a note on this website on the presence of the Antillean slugger on the Island, initially demonstrated through a photo at the Havana airport, which went viral on social networks almost immediately.

A new photo, this time at the Hotel Meliá Cohíba in the Cuban capital, where Céspedes spent the mandatory quarantine period given the sanitary conditions of the country, they ratified his presence in his native land, for strictly personal reasons and not linked to sport.

And to the surprise of all the followers of the Cuban, this Tuesday, November 9, it was known again about the visit of Lawns to Cuba, arriving in the country in the morning at Terminal 3 of the José Martí International Airport in Havana, in a very good mood, greeting all the people who approached him and traveling apparently alone.

At the moment, other details about the trip of “The Power” to Cuba, the motives and their immediate movements are unknown, but Full swing will be following up on this news and updating with all the information that we can collect.

Without further ado, we leave you with the photo of Yoenis Céspedes in Cuba, courtesy of a follower of Full swing, in which the player is seen wearing a black hat, characteristic of his usual way of dressing.

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HE IS BACK: Yoenis Céspedes ARRIVED in Havana this Tuesday