SEATTLE, WA - MAY 12: Center fielder Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics watches the flight of a home run ball by Jason Bay of the Seattle Mariners in the seventh inning at Safeco Field on May 12, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners defeated the Athletics 6-1.
When you get into the league, you don't have kids or anything ... But as you get older, you have kids and families, and other issues that arise. There's a lot that goes on in this game, and any little thing you can do to be a little more comfortable definitely helps. Being able to stay at home near family definitely helps you.
I think that most guys don't want to necessarily geographically pigeon-hole themselves to one spot, especially early in their career
I turned down a couple offers of more playing time to go to Seattle, be close to home and see how that worked ... I had to basically make the team out of spring training and I knew that. It was a different mindset. There were no external factors, it was all on me.More quotes »
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