MLB.com's Bill Ladson reported Saturday night that the Washington Nationals are out of the running for Yoennis Cespedes, which could mean one of two things: 1. They're all in. 2. They're out because the timing isn't right because of the PF Flyer (this according to a person who knows stuff). We'll go with #2.
This much we know: the timing of the report certainly has nothing to do with Cespedes' underwhelming start in the Dominican Winter League: 1-10 with 5 strikeouts in his first 3 games...apparently he's having trouble with the slider? Anyway, up above is the video of his first Dominican Winter League AB for Aguilas Cibaenas on Thursday, complete with the sound of vuvuzelas.
So the Nats are out on Cespedes. And so, let us now revisit the first and only time Cespedes wore a Curly W: