Found April 24, 2012 on Bloguin Best:
Earlier today, the Mets placed left fielder Jason Bay on the 15-day DL. The hits keep on coming, as the team has also placed starter Mike Pelfrey on the DL with swelling in his right elbow. Pelfrey really hasn't lived up to the high expectations placed on him by the New York media after being drafted ninth overall in the 2005 draft. That, of course, was the loaded draft that saw Justin Upton, Alex Gordon, Jordan Zimmermann, Ryan Braun, Ricky Romero, and Troy Tulowitzki drafted before Pelfrey, and Cameron Maybin, Andrew McCutchen, and Jay Bruce drafted in the three picks following Pelfrey. For his career, Pelfrey has a 4.36 ERA in nearly 900 career innings. He's only struck out 5.08 batters per nine innings, while walking 3.19. The Mets expected an ace performance out of Pelfrey after he blazed through the minors, only throwing 176 1/3 innings there. However, he's given them more of the production of a fourth starter, showing a lack of ability to miss bats, but eating inn...
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