Earlier today a scouting video was released of top Cuban prospect Yoenis Cespedes, who is expected to be declared a free agent in the next few weeks. The video has since been removed, but was a pretty impressive display of Cespedes' abilities. On top of that, the video was somewhat entertaining, with some odd footage, including a Star Wars styled intro, and Cespedes roasting a pig at the end.
Cespedes is a 26 year old center fielder, and Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus calls him "arguably the best all-around player to come out of Cuba in a generation". He's expected to see a deal at least in the $30.25 M range that Aroldis Chapman received in 2010.
Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates were one of eight teams that had someone at Cespedes' workouts. ...
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