Jordany Valdespin

Jordany Valdespin #1

  • 2B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 0"/190

Jordany Valdespin MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.216 15 52 15 .639

Jordany Valdespin Bio

  • Full Name: Jordany V Valdespin
  • Pronunciation: Jor-dah-nee Val-des-spin
  • Born: 12/23/1987 in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
  • High School: Liceo Gaston Fernando Deligne, San Pedro de Macoris, DOM
  • Debut: 4/23/2012
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 426 52 92 15 52 15 .216 .271 .639

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Jordany Valdespin Stats

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Jordany Valdespin Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
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Jordany Valdespin Statcast Events

Awards

Jordany Valdespin Awards

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2010 Mesa AFL

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/29/2013 Las Vegas PCL

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Binghamton EAS

Jordany Valdespin Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 7, 2016 2B Jordany Valdespin elected free agency.
March 2, 2016 OF Jordany Valdespin assigned to Detroit Tigers.
December 23, 2015 2B Jordany Valdespin assigned to Toledo Mud Hens.
December 21, 2015 Detroit Tigers signed free agent LF Jordany Valdespin to a minor league contract.
August 4, 2015 New Orleans Zephyrs released LF Jordany Valdespin.
July 13, 2015 Miami Marlins sent LF Jordany Valdespin outright to New Orleans Zephyrs.
July 11, 2015 Miami Marlins designated LF Jordany Valdespin for assignment.
July 6, 2015 Miami Marlins selected the contract of LF Jordany Valdespin from New Orleans Zephyrs.
May 21, 2015 New Orleans Zephyrs activated LF Jordany Valdespin from the 7-day disabled list.
May 9, 2015 New Orleans Zephyrs placed OF Jordany Valdespin on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 7, 2015. Right Oblique Strain
October 10, 2014 Miami Marlins sent OF Jordany Valdespin outright to New Orleans Zephyrs.
July 19, 2014 Miami Marlins selected the contract of Jordany Valdespin from New Orleans Zephyrs.
June 20, 2014 New Orleans Zephyrs activated 2B Jordany Valdespin from the 7-day disabled list.
June 13, 2014 New Orleans Zephyrs placed 2B Jordany Valdespin on the 7-day disabled list.
May 2, 2014 New Orleans Zephyrs activated 2B Jordany Valdespin from the restricted list.
April 3, 2014 2B Jordany Valdespin assigned to New Orleans Zephyrs from New Orleans Zephyrs.
December 20, 2013 Miami Marlins signed free agent CF Jordany Valdespin to a minor league contract.
December 2, 2013 CF Jordany Valdespin elected free agency.
September 30, 2013 New York Mets recalled CF Jordany Valdespin from Las Vegas 51s.
September 24, 2013 New York Mets reassigned CF Jordany Valdespin to the minor leagues.
August 5, 2013 Jordany Valdespin roster status changed by Las Vegas 51s.
August 5, 2013 New York Mets placed CF Jordany Valdespin on the restricted list.
August 4, 2013 Jordany Valdespin roster status changed by Las Vegas 51s.
August 1, 2013 CF Jordany Valdespin roster status changed by Las Vegas 51s.
July 14, 2013 New York Mets optioned CF Jordany Valdespin to Las Vegas 51s.
May 6, 2013 CF Jordany Valdespin assigned to Las Vegas 51s.
September 4, 2012 New York Mets recalled Jordany Valdespin from Buffalo Bisons.
August 26, 2012 New York Mets optioned Jordany Valdespin to Buffalo Bisons.
July 4, 2012 New York Mets recalled Jordany Valdespin from Buffalo Bisons.
July 4, 2012 Jordany Valdespin roster status changed by New York Mets.
June 24, 2012 New York Mets optioned Jordany Valdespin to Buffalo Bisons.
May 30, 2012 New York Mets recalled Jordany Valdespin from Buffalo Bisons.
May 19, 2012 New York Mets optioned Jordany Valdespin to Buffalo Bisons.
May 7, 2012 New York Mets recalled Jordany Valdespin from Buffalo Bisons.
May 6, 2012 New York Mets optioned Jordany Valdespin to Buffalo Bisons.
April 23, 2012 New York Mets recalled Jordany Valdespin from Buffalo Bisons.
April 23, 2012 Buffalo Bisons placed 2B Jordany Valdespin on the reserve list.
March 29, 2012 New York Mets optioned 2B Jordany Valdespin to Buffalo Bisons.
September 30, 2011 Jordany Valdespin roster status changed by New York Mets.
August 10, 2011 SS Jordany Valdespin assigned to Buffalo Bisons from Binghamton Mets.
March 11, 2011 New York Mets optioned Jordany Valdespin to Binghamton Mets.
November 19, 2010 New York Mets selected the contract of Jordany Valdespin from Binghamton Mets.
August 8, 2010 Jordany Valdespin assigned to Binghamton Mets from St. Lucie Mets.
July 28, 2010 Jordany Valdespin roster status changed by St. Lucie Mets.
July 22, 2010 2B Jordany Valdespin suspended.
May 29, 2010 St. Lucie Mets activated 2B Jordany Valdespin from the 7-day disabled list.
April 23, 2010 St. Lucie Mets placed SS Jordany Valdespin on the 7-day disabled list.
April 8, 2010 SS Jordany Valdespin assigned to St. Lucie Mets from Brooklyn Cyclones.
March 21, 2010 2B Jordany Valdespin assigned to New York Mets.
August 19, 2009 Jordany Valdespin assigned to Brooklyn Cyclones from GCL Mets.
August 12, 2009 Jordany Valdespin assigned to GCL Mets from DSL Mets.
August 3, 2009 Jordany Valdespin assigned to DSL Mets.
June 20, 2009 Savannah Sand Gnats placed 2B Jordany Valdespin on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 19, 2009. left ankle injury
May 9, 2009 2B Jordany Valdespin assigned to Savannah Sand Gnats from GCL Mets.
April 28, 2009 Jordany Valdespin assigned to GCL Mets from Savannah Sand Gnats.

Jordany V Valdespin Bio Info

Jordany Valdespin attended Liceo Gastón Fernando Deligne High School in San Pedro De Macoris, DR...In addition to baseball, he also played basketball. 2012 With the major league club five different times...Started the season at Buffalo (AAA) of the International League...Recalled on April 23 and optioned on May 6...His other stints were May 7-May 19, May 30-June 24, July 4-August 26 and September 4 through the remainder of the season...Made his major league debut as a pinch-hitter on April 23 vs. San Francisco... Popped out on the first pitch...Made his first major league start on April 26 vs. Miami...Played leftfield and hit eighth...Finished 0-3...Hit a pinch-hit, three-run home run in the ninth inning on May 7 at Philadelphia off Jonathan Papelbon for his first major league hit...Prior to Valdespin, the last Met to hit a pinch-hit home run for his first major league hit was Mike Jacobs on August 21, 2005 vs. Washington...Became the first major leaguer whose first hit was a home run off a pitcher who had 200 or more saves...The last major leaguer whose first major league hit was a go-ahead home run in the ninth inning or later was Miguel Cabrera...Also became the only Mets player whose first career hit was a go-ahead home run in the ninth inning or later...Went 9-42 (.214) as a pinch hitter...Finished with five pinch-hit home runs, the most single-season pinch-hit home runs in team history...Mark Carreon (1989) and Danny Heep (1983) had four...Valdespin's five home runs tied for the fourth-most all-time in a single season, trailing the seven by leaders Craig Wilson (1991, Pittsburgh) and Dave Hansen (2000, Los Angeles-NL), and the six by Brooklyn's Johnny Frederick in 1932...Wilson was also a rookie...The five led the majors in 2012 and were the most since 2009...Had 10 pinch-hit RBI, the fourth most in the majors...Hit in seven straight (.417, 10-24), June 18-July 8...Hit a home run in consecutive at-bats, July 6-July 7...Drove in a season-best four on June 12 at Tampa Bay...The last Mets rookie to have four RBI in a game was Justin Turner on August 6, 2011...Connected for a three-run home run against Tyler Clippard in the ninth on July 17 at Washington to tie the game...Valdespin's first three pinch hits were all home runs...Only three other players who began their career since 1960 have had their first three pinch-hits all go for home runs: Brant Alyea, Bo Jackson and Matt Mieske...Valdespin was the only hitter in the majors in 2012 with two go-ahead pinch-hit home runs in the ninth inning or later...Hit .189 (18-95) with 26 strikeouts from July 26 through the end of the season...Hit .280 (26-93) with three home runs and seven RBI in 31 games for Licey in the Dominican Winter League...Batted .257 (9-35) with one home run and three RBI in the Caribbean World Series. 2011 Hit a combined .294 (150-511) in 134 combined games with Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League and Buffalo (AAA) of the International League...For the year, he scored 69 runs, hit 32 doubles, three triples, and 17 home runs, collected 60 RBI, and had 25 walks and 37 strikeouts...Spent the majority of the year with Binghamton...Batted .297 with 24 doubles, 15 home runs, 51 RBI in 107 games...Also recorded 33 stolen bases in 47 attempts...Hit safely in nine consecutive contests from May 1-May 9...Batted .351 (16-37) over that stretch...Hit .330 (33-100) in 26 June games and .342 (41-120) in 31 contests in July at Binghamton...Had two, four-hit games, June 10th at Trenton and July 3 vs. Bowie...Also collected at least two hits in 30 games and had three hits in nine different contests...Stole two bases in six different games...Knocked in four runs, twice, June 16 at Richmond and July 25 vs. Portland...Compiled a 10-game hitting streak from July 23-August 3...Hit .295 (13-44) over that stretch...Had two games with two home runs, June 16 at Richmond and July 21 at Reading...Joined Buffalo on August 10...Posted a .280 batting average in 27 games...Compiled a 12-game hitting streak from August 22-September 3 at Buffalo...Hit .404 (19-47) over that stretch...Hit safely in 19 of the 27 games he played at Triple A. 2010 Spent the majority of the Season with St. Lucie (A) of the Florida State League...Joined Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League on August 8...Started off the season by hitting safely in 17 of his first 18 games (26-82, .317)...Went on the Disabled List from April 23-May 29, with a fractured finger on his left hand...Batted .351 (20-57) with runners in scoring position; .340( 32-94) with runners on base and .438 (14-32) with runners on and two outs...Hit .300 (15-50) in 11 games in April and .310 (31-100) in 24 contests in June...Also compiled a .300 (64-213) batting average vs. righthanded pitching...For the season in the Florida State League, he had 19 games with two hits and three games with three hits...Put together a 10-game hitting streak from July 6-July 17 (13-43, .302)...Saw time at second base and shortstop...At Binghamton, all of his 28 games were at second base...Had six games with two hits and one contest with three hits...Appeared in 19 games for the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League...Hit .355 (27-76) with 18 runs scored, three doubles, one triple, one home run and 11 RBI...His .355 average ranked seventh in the AFL and he was named to the annual Rising Stars Game. 2009 Opened the season with Savannah (A) of the South Atlantic League...Sidelined by an ankle injury for most of June and July...Split the remainder of the season between the Dominican Summer League, the Gulf Coast (R) League and Brooklyn (A) of the New York-Penn League. 2008 Began his professional career with the GCL Mets where he made 24 starts at shortstop and six at second base.