Yoenis Cespedes will eat his $7,000 pig

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Yoenis Cespedes will eat his $7,000 pig
Wednesday March 2nd, 2016

Yoenis Cespedes bought a $7,000 pig at a Florida county fair over the weekend, and he plans to eat it.

According to multiple reports, Cespedes has sent his prize-winning hog to the butcher. As many know from his MLB showcase video, Cespedes enjoys roasted pork:

• Five even crazier cars for Yoenis Cespedes to drive to spring training

No one knows what’s next for Yo, but we now know what’s next for his hog.


UPDATE (5:53 p.m. ET): The Mets have released an official pig statement, saying that it is against the law to keep a pig as a pet.

The animal can’t be taken home as a pet. There is some sort of state law here in Florida that a hog bought at auction must be slaughtered. So, it's not really Yoenis’ decision. It just the rule. The pig is not a pet.

– Kenny Ducey

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