11 teams scout Yoenis Cespedes showcase
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Free-agent slugger Yoenis Cespedes showcased himself to scouts from 11 big-league teams in Florida on Tuesday, according to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post.

The clubs that sent representatives included the Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers, Miami Marlins, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Tampa Bay Rays, and Toronto Blue Jays.

Cespedes was on the field for 50 minutes and took defensive reps in both left and center field before batting practice.

The 35-year-old didn't show up for a New York Mets game last August and then confirmed he was opting out of the 2020 campaign.

Cespedes cited COVID-19 concerns for his decision, but a report suggested that he was upset about a lack of playing time and had confronted Mets officials about the issue twice in the first nine games of the season.

Since July 2018, he's appeared in just eight games after undergoing multiple heel surgeries and fracturing his ankle during a freak accident at his ranch.

The two-time All-Star owns a career .273/.327/.497 slash line with 165 home runs and 528 RBIs over eight seasons.

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