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Report: Former Met Jordany Valdespin To Sign Minors Deal With Marlins

The utility player appeared in 160 games for the Mets over the past two seasons. He was non-tendered at the beginning of the month.

12/20/2013

Jordany Valdespin (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets Non-Tender Valdespin, Hefner, Atchison, Quintanilla And Turner

The Mets did not offer contracts to pitchers Jeremy Hefner and Scott Atchison, infielders Omar Quintanilla and Justin Turner, and utility man Jordany Valdespin, making the five free agents.

12/03/2013

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts as he hits an RBI triple in the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kallet: Arrogant, Unlikable Yasiel Puig Plays The Game The Wrong Way

He’s cocky. He’s arrogant. He’s extremely unlikable. And he doesn’t play the great game of baseball the right way, the way it’s supposed to be played. Who am I talking about? You know who. I’m talking about Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig.

10/16/2013

Jordany Valdespin (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets ‘Haven’t Considered’ Fate Of Jordany Valdespin

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.

08/07/2013

Jordany Valdespin (Photo by Steve Mitchell/Getty Images)

Mets Outfielder Jordany Valdespin Suspended 50 Games By MLB

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.

08/05/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Kallet: Terry Collins Deserves Chance With Roster That Can Realistically Contend

Terry Collins’ contract will expire at the end of the season. I’m not suggesting that Fred Wilpon should give him a four-year extension. But I’d like to see him finally have a chance with a team that’s built to contend.

07/28/2013

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Report: Valdespin Hurls Vulgarity At Mets Manager After Demotion

Let’s just say Jordany Valdespin didn’t handle being sent down to Triple-A very well.

07/15/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Schweibacher: Harvey Already Tying Team Records And More Mets Notes

Only five Mets pitchers have had more career 10+ K, three hits or fewer games for New York than Matt Harvey.

07/01/2013

Jordany Valdespin (Photo by Steve Mitchell/Getty Images)

Mets Shuffle Infield, Give Jordany Valdespin Shot At Second Base

Valdespin is getting his shot with the Mets. A shot at regular playing time — and a shot at winning over his teammates.

06/12/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Mets To Resume Suspended Game At 6:10 p.m., Followed By Regularly Scheduled Game

The Mets will resume their suspended game against the Atlanta Braves at 6:10 p.m, followed by their regularly scheduled game at 7:15 p.m.

05/25/2013

Ike Davis (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), Ruben Tejada (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) and Jordany Valdespin (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Have Discussed Demoting Ike Davis, Ruben Tejada, Jordany Valdespin

Ike Davis might not be the only Met in danger of being demoted. According to a report, shortstop Ruben Tejada and outfielder Jordany Valdespin aren’t exactly on safe ground.

05/21/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Mets Manager Terry Collins: ‘I Respect The Fans Immensely’

“I respect the fans immensely,” Collins said. “I tell everybody that it’s about the fans. I don’t care who you’re a fan of. If you’re a baseball fan, you’re a fan, and certainly I meant no harm, no disrespect to them.”

05/15/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images), Jordany Valdespin (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets’ Collins On Valdespin Flap: ‘I Don’t Answer To Fans’

Collins has heard Mets fans’ reaction to this past weekend’s Jordany Valdespin drama — and he doesn’t care: “They don’t play this game. They have no idea what goes on.”

05/15/2013

Jordany Valdespin (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: Jordany Valdespin Tried To Avoid At-Bat So He Wouldn’t Get Plunked

Valdespin knew that there was a very good chance that he would get hit. And in an effort to avoid getting plunked, the 25-year-old told manager Terry Collins — through trainer Ray Ramirez — that he was unavailable to hit, a source told the New York Daily News.

05/14/2013

Pitcher Jon Niese #49 of the New York Mets hands the ball to manager Terry Collins #10 after being taken out of the game. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Mike Francesa Rips ‘Unwatchable, Embarrassing, Loser’ Mets

“The Mets, when (starting pitcher Matt Harvey) doesn’t pitch now, are so bad that it is embarrassing,” Francesa said. “They are so listless. They are so unwatchable. This is as bad as I have ever seen it. This is Craig Swan bad for these Mets.”

05/13/2013

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