Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/15/13
This story isn’t about Jordany Valdespin, this story is about the N.Y. Mets and their borderline comical PR machinations. The Mets had another major twist in the Valdespin saga yesterday. On this episode of How the Valde-spins, Jordany was notified that he would be demoted to AAA where he could get regular at bats. Jordany proceeded to have a conniption, a melt-down, a tantrum, an epic hissy fit or whatever you want to call it. That was certainly a story, one with creepy little centipede legs that would keep the Mets beat writers in business for another week at least. But wait, there’s more … Later in the evening Michael Baron would tweet that a source from the NY Post reported that Jordany called Collins a “c—ksucker” and demanded that he be put on the DL. This would later be confirmed in a story by Mike Puma at 11:15 pm: According to a Mets source, the volatile utilityman, upon learning he had been demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas on Saturday, got into a confrontation with Terry Collins,
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