Valdespin wasn’t exactly on solid footing in the Mets organization, and that was before his 50-game suspension as part of Major League Baseball’s investigation into Biogenesis.
Mets outfielder Jordany Valdespin has been suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for his ties to the Biogenesis of America clinic. Valdespin will accept the 50-game ban without an appeal.
“Because of the ongoing investigation, we have no comment,” the Mets said in a statement. “We refer all questions to Major League Baseball.”
The Mets’ clubhouse leader has a strong message for baseball players looking to gain an edge through performance-enhancing drugs.
With the Winter Meetings around the corner in December, and the annual Rule 5 draft scheduled to take place, the Mets moved some of their top prospects onto their 40-man roster to protect them from being selected by other clubs.