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Portrait of Jordany Valdespin

Jordany Valdespin PH

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
12 467 .216 .271 .369 82 0.0
Birth Date12-23-1987
Height6' 0"
Weight205 lbs
Age31 years, 9 months, 27 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2012 NYN 24 94 206 46 9 1 8 10 44 2 10 3 .241 .286 .424 85 -3.4 0.3 -0.8 0.1
2013 NYN 25 66 144 25 3 1 4 8 28 3 4 3 .188 .250 .316 75 -3.8 0.7 -2.4 -0.2
2014 MIA 26 52 113 21 2 1 3 9 16 0 1 0 .214 .280 .347 84 -1.9 0.2 -0.4 0.1
2015 MIA 27 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 71 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0
Career214467921431527895156.216.271.36982-9.31.2-3.60.0

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2007 dme Rk DSL 43 168 .000 .000 .000 .295 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 MTS Rk GCL 34 145 .260 .341 .376 .287 102 5.8 4.1 -0.1 50 0 -2.7 1.9 -3.4 0.0
2009 SAV A SAL 39 164 .255 .322 .369 .393 91 10.8 4.7 0.4 128 0 1.7 5.2 4.8 1.7
2009 BRO A- NYP 18 76 .247 .324 .356 .340 93 1.5 2.3 0.1 109 0 3.7 0.4 0.7 0.7
2009 MTS Rk GCL 6 24 .242 .316 .352 .200 100 -2.6 0.7 -0.1 40 0 -0.8 0.1 -2.3 -0.2
2010 SLU A+ FSL 65 288 .259 .323 .367 .324 97 3.3 7.6 0.7 106 0 -1.7 0.5 1.7 0.9
2010 BIN AA EAS 28 117 .257 .325 .397 .286 112 -10.4 3.4 -0.2 38 0 -2.3 0.6 -7.3 -0.6
2011 BIN AA EAS 107 441 .258 .326 .394 .325 91 17.5 13.0 4.1 122 0 -5.9 1.2 10.3 2.3
2011 BUF AAA INT 27 113 .259 .327 .391 .346 94 -1.4 3.5 1.2 92 0 -0.8 -1.6 -0.8 0.1
2011 LIC Wnt DWL 34 116 .000 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 NYN MLB NL 94 206 .249 .314 .397 .273 95 1.2 5.6 -0.7 85 12 -0.8 0.3 -3.4 0.1
2012 BUF AAA INT 39 163 .257 .330 .393 .304 100 -2 4.8 0.1 102 0 -0.5 1.0 0.6 0.6
2012 LIC Wnt DWL 31 114 .000 .000 .000 .307 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 NYN MLB NL 66 144 .251 .309 .391 .208 99 -5 3.8 -0.2 75 11 -2.4 0.7 -3.8 -0.2
2013 LVG AAA PCL 16 67 .287 .347 .430 .500 113 10 1.9 -0.2 202 0 0.7 0.9 6.9 1.0
2014 MIA MLB NL 52 113 .240 .300 .366 .228 98 -2.9 2.9 -0.2 84 13 -0.4 0.2 -1.9 0.1
2014 NWO AAA PCL 61 265 .273 .335 .439 .278 91 14.1 7.9 -0.9 117 0 -1.0 -1.1 3.4 0.8
2015 MIA MLB NL 2 4 .229 .276 .377 .000 95 -1.1 0.1 0 71 9 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2015 NWO AAA PCL 76 286 .263 .332 .397 .323 89 7.8 7.9 -1.6 102 0 -2.8 1.7 -4.3 0.1
2015 EST Wnt DWL 39 161 .000 .000 .000 .315 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 TOL AAA INT 101 321 .254 .318 .375 .286 101 -12.5 9.0 -1.9 74 0 2.2 0.8 -12.6 -0.2
2016 EST Wnt DWL 41 139 .000 .000 .000 .266 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 TAB AAA MEX 58 248 .000 .000 .000 .376 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 YUC AAA MEX 14 60 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2019 ROC AAA INT 60 231 .265 .339 .453 .308 101 -3.5 8.0 -0.5 108 0 0.1 3.3 2.5 1.2
2019 TWI Rk GCL 2 8 .254 .332 .307 .125 100 -1.2 0.3 0 68 0 -0.3 0.3 -0.2 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2007 dme Rk DSL 168 139 23 34 4 3 1 47 16 24 26 8 4 .245 .371 .338 .094 0 0
2008 MTS Rk GCL 145 134 23 38 6 3 3 59 22 7 10 9 2 .284 .322 .440 .157 1 1
2009 BRO A- NYP 76 68 10 19 3 1 1 27 5 5 16 4 3 .279 .329 .397 .118 2 2
2009 SAV A SAL 164 152 30 49 9 3 3 73 18 11 32 7 2 .322 .368 .480 .158 0 0
2009 MTS Rk GCL 24 23 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 1 3 1 0 .174 .208 .174 .000 0 0
2010 BIN AA EAS 117 112 8 26 8 0 0 34 8 2 23 4 2 .232 .241 .304 .071 2 2
2010 SLU A+ FSL 288 270 40 78 16 3 6 118 33 8 45 13 10 .289 .321 .437 .148 3 3
2011 LIC Wnt DWL 116 107 11 27 3 3 0 36 15 7 17 10 3 .252 .304 .336 .084 0 1
2011 BUF AAA INT 113 107 7 30 8 0 2 44 9 4 25 4 4 .280 .304 .411 .131 1 1
2011 BIN AA EAS 441 404 62 120 24 3 15 195 51 21 68 33 14 .297 .341 .483 .186 2 7
2012 BUF AAA INT 163 151 22 43 2 1 5 62 23 10 22 10 8 .285 .331 .411 .126 1 0
2012 LIC Wnt DWL 114 93 16 26 2 0 3 37 7 18 15 2 2 .280 .402 .398 .118 0 2
2012 NYN MLB NL 206 191 28 46 9 1 8 81 26 10 44 10 3 .241 .286 .424 .183 0 3
2013 LVG AAA PCL 67 58 14 27 4 2 3 44 24 8 7 2 3 .466 .537 .759 .293 0 0
2013 NYN MLB NL 144 133 16 25 3 1 4 42 16 8 28 4 3 .188 .250 .316 .128 0 0
2014 MIA MLB NL 113 98 8 21 2 1 3 34 10 9 16 1 0 .214 .280 .347 .133 0
2014 NWO AAA PCL 265 222 39 60 9 2 8 97 29 36 29 15 10 .270 .374 .437 .167 2
2015 EST Wnt DWL 161 131 21 35 4 0 1 42 16 18 25 10 0 .267 .369 .321 .053 3 4
2015 MIA MLB NL 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2015 NWO AAA PCL 286 256 34 75 12 3 2 99 20 18 31 7 3 .293 .348 .387 .094 3 4
2016 EST Wnt DWL 139 127 8 29 2 1 0 33 8 10 18 3 5 .228 .290 .260 .031 0 1
2016 TOL AAA INT 321 293 31 70 11 2 3 94 25 20 59 10 4 .239 .292 .321 .082 3 2
2017 TAB AAA MEX 248 217 43 74 12 2 4 102 24 23 28 14 5 .341 .415 .470 .129 1 2
2017 YUC AAA MEX 60 48 5 14 1 2 0 19 13 12 6 1 2 .292 .433 .396 .104 0 0
2019 ROC AAA INT 231 214 28 63 9 1 7 95 34 14 25 5 2 .294 .343 .444 .150 0 1
2019 TWI Rk GCL 8 8 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .125 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2012 792 0.4912 0.4318 0.7427 0.5450 0.3226 0.8255 0.6077 0.2573 0.0021
2013 576 0.4809 0.4132 0.8067 0.5271 0.3077 0.8767 0.6957 0.1933 0.0066
2014 437 0.4874 0.3661 0.8375 0.5070 0.2321 0.9074 0.6923 0.1625 0.0052
2015 14 0.4286 0.6429 0.6667 0.6667 0.6250 0.7500 0.6000 0.3333 -0.0001
Career18190.48650.41180.78520.53110.29850.86080.65580.21480.0042

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-13 2014-06-20 Minors 7 0 - Not Disclosed -
2010-11-09 2010-12-01 Minors 22 0 Forearm Strain -
2010-04-23 2010-05-29 Minors 36 0 Fingers Fracture -
2009-06-03 2009-08-19 Minors 77 0 Ankle Sprain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 DET $
2015 MIA $
2014 MIA $
2013 NYN $496,645
2012 NYN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$496,645
1 yrTotal$496,645

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 148 dJackson Management1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 2/4/19 (minor-league contract).
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/23/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Miami 7/6/15. DFA by Miami 7/11/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/13/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Miami as a free agent 12/20/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Miami 7/19/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/10/14.
  • 1 year/$496,645 (2013). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13. Placed on restricted list 8/5/13 (PED violation stemming from Biogenesis case). Non-tendered by NY Mets 12/2/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by NY Mets 11/19/10.
  • Signed by NY Mets as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

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DateQuestionAnswer
2013-08-05 14:00:00 (link to chat)There is speculation in the Detroit media that the Tigers won't take Peralta back, despite the obvious boost he gives them at shortstop, because of "image" concerns. I think that, if they don't play him and lose at any point, their image is tarnished forever. The Giants got to the WS because of a huge contribution from Melky. What do you think?
(Tigerdog from Orange county CA)
Well, they did trade for Iglalasis.

Tigerdog, hijacking your question to run this. It's official:


Major League Baseball issued the following discipline today for violations of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program in relation to the Biogenesis investigation. Players receiving 50-game suspensions without pay for their violations of the Program are:

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Antonio Bastardo;
San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera;
New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli;
Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz;
Padres pitcher Fautino De Los Santos, who is currently on the roster of the Double-A San Antonio Missions of the Texas League;
Houston Astros pitcher Sergio Escalona, who is currently of the roster of the Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks of the Texas League;
Yankees outfielder Fernando Martinez, who is currently on the roster of the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of the International League;
Seattle Mariners catcher Jesus Montero, who is currently on the roster of the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers of the Pacific Coast League;
Free agent pitcher Jordan Norberto;
Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta;
New York Mets outfielder Cesar Puello, who is currently on the roster of the Double-A Binghamton Mets of the Eastern League; and
Mets infielder/outfielder Jordany Valdespin, who is currently on the roster of the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s of the Pacific Coast League.

Norberto's suspension will be effective immediately once he signs with another Major League organization. All other suspensions are effective immediately. None of the players will appeal their discipline.
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera, Oakland Athletics pitcher Bartolo Colon and Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal, all of whom already have served 50-game suspensions as a result of their violations of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program stemming from their connections to Biogenesis, will not receive additional discipline.
Major League Baseball's investigation found no violations of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program by either Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez or Baltimore Orioles infielder Danny Valencia.

STATEMENT FROM THE TIGERS:
The Detroit Tigers today issued the following statement regarding the suspension of Jhonny Peralta:

"We recognize the suspension of Jhonny Peralta for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program as a measure taken in the best interest of the game. The Detroit Tigers continue to fully support Major League Baseball's policy and its efforts to eliminate performance enhancing drugs from our game. Per the protocol outline by Major League Baseball's collective bargaining agreement, the Tigers' organization will provide no further comment on Peralta's suspension."

STATEMENT FROM PERALTA:
"In spring of 2012, I made a terrible mistake that I deeply regret. I apologize to everyone that I have hurt as a result of my mistake, including my teammates, the Tigers' organization, the great fans in Detroit, Major League Baseball, and my family. I take full responsibility for my actions, have no excuses for my lapse in judgment and I accept my suspension.
I love the fans, my teammates and this organization and my greatest punishment is knowing that I have let so many good people down. I promise to do everything possible to try and earn back the respect that I have lost." (Maury Brown About Biogenesis and Business)
2013-04-25 12:30:00 (link to chat)It seems Jordany Valdespin plays well when given a chance, typically better than the other players they are throwing out there. Why does he get little love from the Mets?
(Garcia from Flowmont)
Well, he used to be an unpopular, or at least divisive, player in the clubhouse, apparently. But reportedly he's matured, and the guys ahead of him aren't entrenched. Byrd and Cowgill have to have pretty short leashes, so I expect that we'll start to see more Valdespin. Last night's game-winning grand slam didn't hurt his case. (Ben Lindbergh)
2013-04-10 20:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think the Mets will give Jordany Valdespin more PT as the year progesses? There looks to be some potential there.
(Garcia from Uttica)
Hey Garcia

It's possible they might, though right now the Mets seem to be trying everyone in the outfield and seeing what sticks. I see Valdespin as more of a super utility player than a regular. With his power/speed combo that still could be good, but I wouldn't expect anything spectacular from Jordany. He looks more like a utility guy than a regular to me long term, though he could definitely be a deep league asset. (Mike Gianella)
2013-03-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can Jordany Valdespin surprise people this year? 20/20 season best case?
(Fred from My room)
If you extrapolate his stats to 600 PAs last year, he gets 20-20, but yeah, I think even with the chance to improve, that's still a best case. He was never much of a power hitter in the minors. I think the second 20 will be easier than the first 20. (Zachary Levine)
2013-02-27 20:00:00 (link to chat)Any of these hitters worth a flyer in an NL only standard 4x4 league? DJ LeMahieu, Adeiny Hechavarria, or Jordany Valdespin.
(Johnny T from The Hills)
All three are worth fliers, we're talking NL-only. Valdespin probably has the highest ceiling if he can get playing time because of the HR/SB combo. Hechavarria should play, but yawn on the stats. (Mike Gianella)
2013-02-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on the mess in OF for the Mets? Does Jordany Valdespin have a real chance at close to 400 AB's? And, if so, what will his production look like? Thanks...
(LoyalRoyal from Kansas)
BP is only projecting 280-something ABs for Valdespin right now, and that's without accounting for this potential Michael Bourn craziness. We're also projecting a .241 TAv, which is simply not good enough for a corner OF spot. I see him strictly as a utility guy on a very poor ballclub. (Ian Miller)
2012-10-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)If you're the Mets, do you give a job to Jordany Valdespin next year? At what position? Does he have a first division ceiling?
(modofacid from philly)
I'm not sure. Depends on all available options. I wouldn't consider him a first-division talent, no. (Jason Parks)
2012-04-23 14:00:00 (link to chat)Rumor has it Jordany Valdespin is being called up. Do you see him carving out a role in that offense or is it just a short-term move? Thanks..
(LoyalRoyal from Kansas)
Considering who the Royals have at shortstop, he probably isn't any kind of drop off. But Yuniesky Betancourt is the very definition of a low bar to jump over. (Matthew Kory)
2012-04-12 14:00:00 (link to chat)I noticed Brian Dozier and Jordany Valdespin did not make your list for impact prospects in the first question. I see opportunity potentially there for both. But, not sure on production. Thoughts???
(LoyalRoyal from Kansas)
Yeah, that list was far from comprehensive. Behind potentially shaky middle infields, I could see either coming up a grabbing full-time at-bats and being fairly successful. Neither are super prospects, but in AL or NL-only, either is a worthy stash. (Derek Carty)
2012-04-03 12:00:00 (link to chat)After he got a brief look in major league camp as a center fielder, are there plans to shift Jordany Valdespin into the outfield long-term or was that more of a one-time, contingency plan sort of situation?
(rob from Danbury, CT)
Rob, Jordany is athletic as anyone in the organization, so we thought it was the perfect time to see how he looked. He's already played some CF in winter ball, so it wasn't a completely new experiment. Most of his playing time will continue to come in the middle infield, but don't be surprised if we run him out there on occasion just to keep him fresh. Players with that type of versatility can be very valuable. (Paul DePodesta)
2012-04-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think it likely that Jordany Valdespin could stick in center field and be a good contributor there? Do his tools match up better there than in the middle infield?
(AMetsGuy from Edinburgh)
It's possible. He has more than enough athleticism to handle the position, and the arm gives him a valuable weapon. He's doesn't have a left-side of the infield glove, so the outfield makes a lot of sense, actually. I'm a fan. (Jason Parks)


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