The latest MLB Rumors point at Yoenis Cespedes being snapped up by the Giants. The San Francisco Giants have reportedly offered Cespedes a five year contract. Cespedes is a free agent now and his future is in his own hands.
MLB Rumors talk of how Cespedes will ditch the New York Mets this time. The Mets are rumored to have offered $100 million for four years. Sports Rageous reports that several teams like the Nationals, Giants and LA Dodgers will offer higher sums.
MLB Rumors are abuzz about Cespedes desiring a five year contract which is worth a lot more. Other teams interested in Cespedes include the Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees. However, the Nationals, Giants and Dodgers are set to offer five year contracts as per rumors.
The Mets could already be stunned with Cespedes’ asking price considering his age. The Giants are the ones willing to make an audacious bid for Cespedes as per the latest rumors. Cespedes is a two-time MLB All Star.
He has played for the Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics and Detroit Tigers. Cespedes played for the Mets in the 2015-16 season. He also won the Gold Glove award last year. The Giants are looking to rebuild the team and Cespedes is a great fit.
Why MLB Experts Think Cespedes Is A Good Fit
Cespedes already has a fantastic .272 batting average in tandem with 453 runs batted in. He has also hit 137 home runs. Cespedes gives the Giants ample power and experience which is a good combination. His asking price may also be the perfect fit since the Giants would have to shell out more for other free agents.
However, the Mets may throw their hat back into the ring at the last moment. Expect a bidding war for Cespedes amongst the Giants, Mets and Dodgers. The Nationals are also sitting on the fence when it comes to making a move as per reports.