Baltimore restaurant offers Yoenis Cespedes a lifetime supply of crab if he signs with the O's
Winning the Hot Stove season involves much more than on-field concerns. Sure, a team can offer more money or sell free agents on its ability to contend, but it's the little things that make all the difference -- the personal touches that speak to each individual player.
So, with that in mind, how might the Orioles lure Yoenis Cespedes? A 5-year, $90-million deal can't hurt, but what are his likes? His dislikes? His culinary preferences? As it turns out, the answer to basically all of the above is seafood:
And, Baltimore being the crab cake capital of the country and all, a local restaurant saw an opportunity to join the sales pitch:
Not content with merely luring outfielders with their delicious seafood, though, the Jimmy's Seafood Twitter account wouldn't stop until they had declared war against the very essence of New York -- the slice of pizza:
No way Jose! �� > �� https://t.co/Loy8u2Z4Gr- Jimmy's Seafood (@JimmysSeafood) January 16, 2016
At this point, former Oriole and current free agent Chris Davis is probably feeling a little jealous -- all he got were some free crabcakes.