Yoenis Cespedes might not be the National League MVP, but he continues to do some ridiculous things with the first-place Mets.
Cespedes was at it again last night against the Braves, going 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBI. He collected an RBI double in the third inning before launching a monster two-run homer in the ninth. Check it out below:
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Cespedes is now up to 33 home runs and 100 RBI on the year. He has 15 home runs and 39 RBI in his 38 games with the Mets. This includes seven home runs in 10 games this month. And remember, Cespedes was essentially the Mets’ fourth choice before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. After the Carlos Gomez trade fizzled due to concerns over his physical, the team made inquiries into Jay Bruce of the Reds and Justin Upton of the Padres before acquiring Cespedes from the Tigers. It’s working out pretty well.
Mets manager Terry Collins said after Friday’s game that things are just too easy for Cespedes right now: