Minor league instructor and former Mets player Endy Chavez posted and then deleted video on Tuesday of the 34-year-old Céspedes taking swings. That came a few weeks after general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said he was uncertain whether Céspedes would play in 2020.
Yo taking some hacks…off Endy Chavez (via endychavezofficial/IG) pic.twitter.com/GNtBnF3Ock
— SNY (@SNYtv) November 19, 2019
Céspedes broke an ankle in May while recovering from surgery on both heels.