Originally posted on MetsZilla  |  Last updated 8/5/13
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. https://twitter.com/JeffPassan/status/364423986064535552 https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/364423822755102720 Photo by Michael G. Baron Unlike Cesar Puello, the 25-year-old Valdespin was not linked to the Biogenesis scandal in reports leading up to Monday’s suspension.  The Mets banished the embattled Valdespin to Triple-A Las Vegas last month after posting a .188/.250/.316 batting line in 144 plate appearances with the New York.  Maybe this explains some of ‘Spins ridiculous temper tantrums throughout his tenure with the Mets, which is almost certain to come to an end after this news. Puello also accepted his 50-game suspension after the 22-year-old  hit .328 with 16 homers, 73 RBI and 24 steals in 90 games at Double-A this season. https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/364425186675671040  
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