Yoenis Cespedes: “The only thing I’m scared of is death.”

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Your quote of the day comes from Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. The slugger has only two hits — though both are home runs — in his last 27 plate appearances spanning seven games. He was one of baseball’s most fearsome hitters since joining the Mets at the trade deadline, smoking 17 home runs since the beginning of August.

Cespedes was asked by the media about his slump. He got a little deep. Via MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo:


Cespedes, a free agent after the season, is reportedly seeking a six-year deal.