Yoenis Cespedes Drops $7,000 on a 270-Pound Pig from a County Fair

Katie RichcreekFeatured ColumnistFebruary 29, 2016

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Yoenis Cespedes enjoys the finer things in life, like custom whips and expensive county fair pigs.

The New York Mets outfielder returned to the St. Lucie County Fair on Sunday with a thick wad of cash after taking in the Saturday night scene, bidding away on a 270-pound grand champion hog.

He wound up dropping $7,000 on the farm animal, later posing with the 14-year-old fan who raised it:


Update from Wednesday, March 2

This bizarre story has taken a turn for the worse, according to Mike Puma of the New York Post and Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News:

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