Who Is Mets Yoenis Cespedes’ Partner? His Bio, Family & Facts

Published Date: 08 Aug, 2020 Updated date: 08 Aug, 2020 By Daniel Roffer

Nicknamed as La Potencia, Yoenis Cespedes is a prominent name on the MLB. He is on the ninth season of MLB, making the remarkable salary and earnings from the Mets.

Yoenis Cespedes is a Cuban baseball player, who plays as a Left fielder for MLB team New York Mets. As a member of the Cuba national team, he has won gold medals in three tournaments; 2007 Pan Am Games, 2010 International Cup, and the 2010 World University.

Yoenis Cespedes Bio; Parents, Family

Yoenis Céspedes Milanés was born on 18 October 1985 in the small town of Campechuela, in Granma Province, Cuba. He is the son of Cresencio Céspedes and Estela Milanés. His father Cresencio is a former Cuban League catcher and his mother was a softball pitcher who represented Cuba at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

Cespedes’ parents separated when he has one year old. He went to to a state-run school send by his mother. He has a half-brother named Yoelkis Cespedes, who is a Cuban professional baseball outfielder. Meanwhile, his younger half-brother Yoelqui Cespedes played for Cuba’s World Baseball Classic and Caribbean Series teams in 2017.

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His MLB Career; New York Mets

Before his MLB career, Yoenis played for the Alazanes de Granma in the Cuban National Series for eight seasons until 2010. After being defected from Cuba in 2011, he intended to join the MLB.

On 13 February 2012, he signed a contract with the Oakland Athletics of MLB. He played for the Athletics for three seasons and was traded to the Boston Red Sox on 31 July 2014. Later, the Red Sox traded him along with Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier to the Detroit Tigers for Rick Porcello on 11 December 2014.

The 5-foot-10-inch played for the Tigers for a season and was traded to the New York Mets on 31 July 2015. Following his 5-year tenure with Mets, he is set to become a free agent at the end of the 2020 season.

His Contract, Salary & Net Worth

Yoenis signed a 4-year contract with the Mets, worth $110 million ahead of the 2017 season. It included $110,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $27,500,000.

The outfielder has earned a salary of about $130 million in his nine years in MLB. As of now, he enjoys the net worth of an estimated $60 million.

Who Is His Girlfriend cum Partner?

The 34-year-old was in a relationship with a lady named Sandra Quesada. In 2017, it was reported that he lives with his girlfriend cum partner Sandra on a lavish ranch in Vero Beach, Florida. The duo reportedly dated for years and since 2018, they were not seen together so far. Since then, he has not revealed his girlfriend or partner.


Yoenis is reportedly single as of 2020. He has a son named Yoenis Cespedes, Jr.; born on 19 June 2007. He now resides with his 11-year-old son in Florida along with horses, cows, dogs, and peacocks.

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Some Interesting Facts About Yoenis Cespedes

  • Yoenis received the Rawlings Gold Glove Award in left field in 2015.
  • Similarly, he won Silver Slugger Award at the outfield in 2016.
  • He missed the 2019 season after suffering from an injury with a fracture in his right ankle.
  • His half-brother Yoelkis played for Alazanes de Granma of the Cuban National Series before he defected from Cuba.
  • He has a collection of exotic cars including the Lamborghini Aventador, Polaris Slingshot, Jeep Avorza, and Ford F-250.
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