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.
Kallet: Terry Collins Deserves Chance With Roster That Can Realistically ContendTerry 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.
Report: Valdespin Hurls Vulgarity At Mets Manager After DemotionLet's just say Jordany Valdespin didn't handle being sent down to Triple-A very well.
Schweibacher: Harvey Already Tying Team Records And More Mets NotesOnly five Mets pitchers have had more career 10+ K, three hits or fewer games for New York than Matt Harvey.
Mets Shuffle Infield, Give Jordany Valdespin Shot At Second BaseValdespin is getting his shot with the Mets. A shot at regular playing time — and a shot at winning over his teammates.
Mets To Resume Suspended Game At 6:10 p.m., Followed By Regularly Scheduled GameThe 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.
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.
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."
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."
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.
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."