Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/28/13
Last night, a red-hot Jordany Valdespin went 3-for-3 with a double, triple, three runs scored, a walk and an RBI as he continues to demolish the Pacific Coast League. If he isn’t name the PCL Player of the Week on Monday I’d be shocked… In his last ten games, Spin is batting .573 and overall since his demotion, the 25-year old enigma has a .513/.578/.821 slash with a 1.398 OPS. In 39 at-bats, Valdespin has 20 hits including two doubles, a triple and two home runs while driving in 16 runs and scoring another 16. Playing predominantly second base for the 51s, Valdespin is on an offensive rampage the likes of which hasn’t been seen from any player in Las Vegas in years. All the more remarkable is his six walks while only striking out four times. His contact-rate is off the charts… Literally. Said one of his teammates to me on Friday night, “I’ve never seen anything like this since turning pro. He is electrifying and you can’t take your eyes off of him.” And yet instead of being overjoy...
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