If I asked you a month ago who Yoennis Cespedes was, how many people would have been able to answer correctly?
I don't know if you noticed, but I'm not raising my hand either.
Now, if given enough time, I think that eventually I would have remembered that he was an über-talented Cuban outfielder that I had heard about quite some time ago.
Then again, maybe I am giving myself entirely too much credit.
More likely, I would have told you that he was somebody who has never been in my kitchen.
But we know who he is now, and who he needs to be is a member of the New York Yankees.
After the jump, five reasons why Brian Cashman needs to make signing this soon-to-be free agent a priority.