Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 2/24/13
As some of you might know from my previous articles, I’m a Jordany Valdespin fan. The Mets’ intrasquad game and first Spring Training game against the Washington Nationals have only solidified my fandom. Okay, okay. Maybe I wouldn’t necessarily have dinner with the guy, but are the Mets paying him to be a guy that you want to have dinner with? I don’t think so. In the past two days, Valdespin has gone 3-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and two RBIs. Not a bad way to start. Yeah, maybe he’s incompetent when it comes to social media, but we should all cut the guy some slack. He’s only 25 after all. I’ve made more questionable decisions this weekend alone than he seems to have made in his entire career. I know what you’re thinking, “But Dan, you’re not being paid millions of dollars to represent professional sports franchise.” True. I’m not. Like I said though, are the Mets paying Valdespin to be an ambassador for the Mets? Not really. That’s why we have David Wright. The Mets pay
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