Found March 13, 2013 on maxim.com:
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Jordany Valdespin was NOT wearing a cup!!! 

Jordany Valdespin got hit in the dick with a 94 MPH Verlander Speedball

He ain't the man right now. Jordany Valdespin took a Justin Verlander fastball to the groin. And the dope wasn't wearing a cup. Valdespin says he is OK ... Asked where he got hit: "My dick,"... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com

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