Yoenis Cespedes
Yoenis Milanes Cespedes
 
 
Born: October 18, 1985 in Granma, Cuba
28 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 5'10" Wt: 210
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Signed by the Oakland Athletics as an Amateur Free Agent in 2012
- Hall of Fame Chance: 0% (using Bill James' "Favorite Toy")

Comparison

Comparison
Left Fielders
 
All Positions
 
#
Player
 
1 Lance Berkman
1999 - 2013
LF
51.9
 
53.7
-11.8
0.0
-10.0
2 Matt Holliday
2004 - 2014
LF
43.9
 
46.3
-9.9
0.0
-7.5
3 Carl Crawford
2002 - 2014
LF
39.4
 
31.5
1.9
0.0
-6.1
4 Ryan Braun
2007 - 2014
LF
36.5
PEDs
 
37.5
-5.6
0.0
-4.6
5 Alex Gordon
2007 - 2014
LF
28.3
 
19.7
6.3
0.0
-2.3
6 Alfonso Soriano
1999 - 2014
LF
27.0
 
35.0
-11.6
0.0
-3.5
7 Jason Bay
2003 - 2013
LF
24.4
 
27.2
-8.3
0.0
-5.5
8 Brett Gardner
2008 - 2014
LF
23.0
 
13.3
8.7
0.0
-1.0
9 Raul Ibanez
1996 - 2014
LF
20.3
 
28.3
-18.6
0.0
-10.6
10 Josh Willingham
2004 - 2014
LF
19.0
 
22.0
-8.4
0.0
-5.4
11 Carlos Gonzalez
2008 - 2014
LF
18.7
 
17.1
-0.9
0.0
-2.6
12 Melky Cabrera
2005 - 2014
LF
17.2
PEDs
 
18.1
-2.8
0.0
-1.9
13 Adam Dunn
2001 - 2014
LF
17.0
 
34.6
-29.5
-0.0
-12.0
14 Michael Brantley
2009 - 2014
LF
13.1
 
13.9
-1.4
0.0
-0.7
15 Luke Scott
2005 - 2013
LF
12.2
 
12.1
-5.2
0.0
-5.3
16 Gerardo Parra
2009 - 2014
LF
11.3
 
2.8
5.5
0.0
-3.0
17 Starling Marte
2012 - 2014
LF
11.3
 
7.4
2.6
0.0
-1.2
18 David Murphy
2006 - 2014
LF
10.8
 
11.0
-4.1
0.0
-3.8
19 Carlos Quentin
2006 - 2014
LF
10.7
 
16.0
-9.1
0.0
-3.8
20 Reed Johnson
2003 - 2014
LF
10.6
 
7.9
-0.8
0.0
-3.5
21 Seth Smith
2007 - 2014
LF
9.7
 
10.4
-4.7
0.0
-4.0
22 Yoenis Cespedes
2012 - 2014
LF
9.5
 
9.0
-1.1
0.0
-1.6
23 Bryce Harper
2012 - 2014
LF
9.5
 
7.4
0.8
0.0
-1.3
24 Daniel Nava
2010 - 2014
LF
7.7
 
6.0
-0.1
0.0
-1.8
25 Scott Hairston
2004 - 2014
LF
6.5
 
5.3
-0.6
0.0
-1.8
26 Mike Morse
2005 - 2014
LF
5.3
PEDs
 
10.6
-8.5
0.0
-3.2
27 Christian Yelich
2013 - 2014
LF
5.1
 
4.1
0.0
0.0
-0.9
28 Chris Heisey
2010 - 2014
LF
4.5
 
2.6
0.3
0.0
-1.6
29 Jonny Gomes
2003 - 2014
LF
4.5
 
10.2
-11.7
0.0
-6.0
30 Andy Dirks
2011 - 2013
LF
4.2
 
2.7
0.3
0.0
-1.2
31 Sam Fuld
2007 - 2014
LF
4.0
 
2.0
1.1
0.0
-0.9
32 Collin Cowgill
2011 - 2014
LF
3.9
 
1.4
1.9
0.0
-0.6
33 Jason Kubel
2004 - 2014
LF
3.8
 
8.1
-10.1
0.0
-5.8
34 Matt Diaz
2003 - 2013
LF
3.7
 
4.5
-3.3
0.0
-2.4
35 Khrisopher Davis
2013 - 2014
LF
3.6
 
3.4
-0.6
0.0
-0.8
36 Corey Dickerson
2013 - 2014
LF
3.6
 
4.1
-1.2
0.0
-0.7
37 Laynce Nix
2003 - 2013
LF
3.5
 
0.6
1.8
0.0
-1.2
38 Kyle Blanks
2009 - 2014
LF
3.4
 
1.9
-0.1
0.0
-1.5
39 Scott Van Slyke
2012 - 2014
LF
3.3
 
2.5
0.1
0.0
-0.7
40 Chris Dickerson
2008 - 2014
LF
3.2
 
1.5
0.7
0.0
-1.0
41 Ryan Langerhans
2002 - 2013
LF
3.1
 
0.6
0.8
0.0
-1.7
42 Ryan Raburn
2004 - 2014
LF
2.9
 
5.4
-4.6
0.0
-2.2
43 Nolan Reimold
2009 - 2014
LF
2.8
 
3.1
-1.9
0.0
-1.6
44 J.D. Martinez
2011 - 2014
LF
2.8
 
4.0
-3.1
0.0
-1.8
45 Delmon Young
2006 - 2014
LF
2.3
 
7.9
-10.7
0.0
-5.1
46 Ben Francisco
2007 - 2013
LF
2.3
 
3.6
-3.6
0.0
-2.2
47 Jose Tabata
2010 - 2014
LF
2.3
 
2.2
-2.2
0.0
-2.2
48 Brandon Guyer
2011 - 2014
LF
1.6
 
1.5
-0.2
0.0
-0.3
49 Alex Presley
2010 - 2014
LF
1.4
 
2.2
-1.8
0.0
-0.9
50 Eric Young
2009 - 2014
LF
1.2
 
1.9
-1.7
0.0
-1.1
 
  Yoenis Cespedes
2012 - 2014
LF
9.5
 
9.0
-1.1
0.0
-1.6
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