An enthusiastic high-five and an ecstatic dugout after Valdespin homers. (Gordon Donovan)
This is getting utterly ridiculous…
According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Mets Manager Terry Collins said that he could see the Pirates retaliating against Jordany Valdespin for his admiration of his ninth-inning homer on Friday night, but added that he doesn’t think Pittsburgh would go after David Wright.
“I think every situation is different. I don’t think you retaliate on David Wright,” Collins said.
“You don’t take it out on David Wright. Now will they throw at Valdespin? I have no idea. Fifteen years ago the answer would have been yes. I can’t say that’s going to happen in today’s game. They won the game. I’m sure it’s over with. But, you know, a lot of teams have long memories.”
What is the matter with this guy? Is his brain going soft?
Why even raise the spectre of Wright being beaned in retaliation for Valdespin’s dramatics in the first place?
Still don’t think there’s some k