New batting music in tow, Yoenis Cespedes continued his reinvention by dyeing his hair blue
Before New York beat the Cardinals, 7-3, on Wednesday night at Citi Field, Cespedes saw fit to make another change -- this time to his hair, which was dyed blue, and proudly displayed by the Mets on Twitter:
🔷 Blue is the new blonde. 🔷 pic.twitter.com/2nyR9SNzwA— New York Mets (@Mets) July 19, 2017
That's a pretty innovative look for Cespedes, who -- wait a minute. Earlier this month, St. Louis right-hander
On Wednesday, the same two clubs were playing each other again ... so maybe, just maybe, Cespedes dying his own hair blue on Wednesday has something to do with Martinez's trend setting.
Either way, it's a pretty great look, wouldn't you say?
After the game, in which Cespedes went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI, Mets manager Terry Collins was firmly a supporter of his new 'do. As he told MLB.com's Anthony DiComo:
"Whatever sparks him. Whatever gets him going, I'm all-in on it. He's starting to hit the ball hard tonight. I hope he comes in with a different color tomorrow, whatever gets him going tomorrow. And if we get red hot, you'll see some more blue hair in that room, too."
Obviously inspired by Cespedes and his change of hairstyle, The Cespedes Family BBQ's Jake Mintz saw fit to pay tribute in exactly the same way. He showed off his new look on The Dugout Wednesday evening: