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Yoenis Cespedes Goes to the County Fair, Buys a Big-Ass Hog

Yoenis Cespedes bought a hog. Probably to eat.
March 1, 2016, 12:16am
h/t SI

@AdamRubinESPN Yes I was at SLC Fair and he purchased my grandsons Grand Champion hog. Great guy and lovely family. pic.twitter.com/tbWDZZaxLV
— Sandy Croghan (@sandy20110) February 29, 2016

Yoenis Cespedes has skyrocketed up the Most Enjoyable Ballplayers leaderboard this offseason, and now that he's purchased this big-ass hog he appears unstoppable. Cespedes attended the St. Lucie County Fair over the weekend and, according to some folks who attended the fair, he walked away with a Grand Champion hog. As you can see by the pictures, it does in fact look like he purchased the hog, but sadly was not in full cowboy gear as Mets beat writer Adam Rubin had heard.

Cespedes has been making news for reporting to each day of camp in increasingly absurd vehicles, so you're forgiven for thinking that Yo bought a tricked out Harley-Davidson at the fair. He probably has one of those, too, but this here is a real, live (for now) hog. If you're curious about what he might be planning for the hog, you might want to check out the last few seconds of this 2011 promotional video Team Cespedes created before he arrived in Major League Baseball. Spoiler Alert: he will probably eat the hog.