Pirates Have a Visit Scheduled With Cespedes
Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus reports (via MLBTR) that the Pittsburgh Pirates will be one of the teams who will be scheduling a visit with Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes in the coming weeks. We heard on Monday that the Pirates were one of the teams who attended the workouts of Cespedes.
The article by Goldstein also features some quotes from Edgar Mercedes, the advisor to Cespedes, who created the video. Mercedes talks about how the video went viral, and how there is a new, edited, version up, without the rap songs and the pig roast at the end. Mercedes added that he’s confident that Cespedes will be in Spring Training with a major league club.