Parakeet gets bird’s-eye view of Mets game

Thursday August 13th, 2015

Yoenis Cespedes had a feathered friend stop by for his fourth-inning at-bat at Citi Field Wednesday night, when a bird perched itself on the backstop netting.

Cespedes was wearing a bright yellow arm sleeve to match the team’s new avian fan, which he later told reporters hoped make him look like the bird.

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The brightly colored bird must have brought some good luck from wherever it flew in from, as Cespedes hit his first home run as a Met on Wednesday to help the team to a 3–0 victory over the Rockies.


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