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Jordany Valdespin playing way into everyday spot for Mets
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- If Jordany Valdespin can bring his spring success into the regular season, he may find himself a spot as an everyday outfielder.
"It depends on his bat," general manager Sandy Alderson said. "I think he can handle the outfield. It's a question of how much he contributes with the bat."
Valdespin is hitting .348/.388/.609 with four homers and...