Yoan Moncada eats up to 85 Twinkies a week, but he still looks like Yoan Moncada
Yoan Moncada came to the U.S. from Cuba when he was just 19, and that's when he discovered Twinkies. You may remember them as being the fun snack that you were allowed to eat every now and then, but Moncada knows them as a major food group.
According to a profile in ESPN the Magazine, he eats quite a lot of them:
He is a versatile defender with natural speed and a sculpted upper body, and yet his agent says Moncada has sometimes mowed through 85 Twinkies in a week. …
Moncada discovered Twinkies at Wal-Mart and started consuming them by the box, sometimes eating more than 10 in a single sitting even as the Red Sox were trying to counsel him on diet and nutrition. When David took Moncada to the dentist in the winter of 2015 -- the first dental visit of Moncada's life -- he had about 15 cavities, David says.
Don't worry too much about Yoan, though. He can still do this:
h/t: CBS Sports
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