New batting music in tow, Yoenis Cespedes continued his reinvention by dyeing his hair blue
Yoenis Cespedes is a captivating individual. Earlier this week, mere news of him changing his walkup music from The Lion King's "Circle of Life" to "Quiéreme" by Jacob Forever was a big deal. When the Mets' slugging outfielder does something, people notice.
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 Carlos Martinez started a revolution by doing it himself -- before a start against the Mets at Busch Stadium.
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:
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: