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Monday, July 15, 2013
JV1 tweets about alleged demotion incident

By Adam Rubin

PITTSBURGH -- Jordany Valdespin sent out four late-night tweets amid reports he called his manager an expletive, demanded to go on the DL instead of the minors, and created a scene as teammates watched:

Though I try not to get upset about things that are written about me,its tough for me not to react to the article about me disrespecting my

— Jordany Valdespin (@jordany023) July 15, 2013

manager. I was very upset with myself for not helping the team when I was given the opportunity to play. I respect my manager

— Jordany Valdespin (@jordany023) July 15, 2013

organization's decision to send me to triple A and am working very hard to become a better player and teammate

— Jordany Valdespin (@jordany023) July 15, 2013

and will hopefully be back to NY soon to do whatever is needed of me.

— Jordany Valdespin (@jordany023) July 15, 2013