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Jordany Valdespin receives 50-game PED suspension from MLB

New York Mets outfielder Jordany Valdespin was hit with a 50-game suspension by MLB for purchasing performance enhancing drugs from the now infamous Biogenesis clinic. Final Biogenesis suspensions: Phillies P Antonio Bastardo, Mets UT Jordany Valdespin and Astros P Sergio Escalona, sources tell Y! Sports. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) August 5, 2013   Among players [...]

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What Can the Mets Do to Make a Run in the Second Half?

By Dave Mills For the past six weeks, we have witnessed an interesting transformation of what appeared to be a team going in the wrong direction during the prior six weeks. Even though the entire Mets universe had high expectations for Matt Harvey, he has managed to exceed.  Bobby Parnell has established himself as a [...]

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New York Mets overcome two late inning deficits and win in ten

The New York Mets overcame two late inning deficits to defeat the Atlanta Braves in ten innings on Friday Night, 7-5. Solo homers from Marlon Byrd and David Wright erased one-run deficits in the eighth and ninth inning respectively, and pinch-hitter Jordany Valdespin sparked a two-out, two-run rally in the tenth. Pinch-hitting for Andrew Brown [...]

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Friday Fantasy Baseball Freeroll – $300 in Prizes!

The New York Mets may not have been able to pull of another series win at home yesterday against the Los Angeles Dodgers, but the division rival Philadelphia Phillies come to town today and bring with them an opportunity for the Mets to get back on track.  For some of us, it might already be [...]

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New York Mets season predictions from ESPN analysts

The New York Mets let Jose Reyes walk prior to heading into their 2012 season and went on to win just 74 games.  This offseason they decided to trade away the reigning National League Cy Young award winner, R.A. Dickey, and recently discovered that Johan Santana is likely to miss all of 2013.   The [...]

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Jordany Valdespin is fighting his way onto the Mets opening day roster

Jordany Valdespin was far from guaranteed a spot on the New York Mets opening day roster, but with his strong Spring campaign continuing through this past weekend, the 25-year-old may very well be on his way to earning just that.  Yesterday the Mets and St. Louis Cardinals were scoreless until the eighth inning, when Valdespin’s [...]

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Collins lays out plan for Jordany Valdespin

Last season at the major league level for the New York Mets and more recently in Winter ball, Jordany Valdespin spent much of his time trying his hand as an outfielder.  The 25-year-old hit eight homers in just 191 at-bats for New York, many of which came in dramatic fashion.  In 42 at-bats as a [...]

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Bourn will dictate shape of Mets outfield and bench

By Dave Mills The New York Mets signed two more outfielders today, but neither was named Michael Bourn and neither is likely to have an impact on the major league roster. In addition to signing RH relievers Scott Atchison & LaTroy Hawkins to minors deals, #Mets also inked OFs Corey Patterson & Mike Wilson February [...]

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Can Harvey do for the Mets staff what Valdespin has for the offense

The second half of the season has been a complete disaster for the New York Mets.  A team that once stood six games over .500 and 1/2 game from a wild-card spot less than two weeks ago has lost 8 of 9 coming out of the break and is now under .500 for the first [...]

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