Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 12/2/12
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Updated Post 12/2 Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, writes that no less than seven teams have interest in Mike Pelfrey, adding that there is a need for mid-level starters even if they are coming off Tommy John surgery. The Mets non-tendered Pelfrey on Friday which you can read more about below. Updated Post 11/30 The Mets have officially parted ways with former first-round pick Mike Pelfrey. The team declined to offer him a contract before Friday night’s non-tender deadline making him a free agent. The team also non-tendered outfielder Andres Torres and reliever Manny Acosta. The team tendered contracts to first baseman Ike Davis, second baseman Daniel Murphy, reliever Bobby Parnell and catcher Josh Thole. The decision to non-tender Pelfrey comes as no surprise considering he earned $5.7 million in 2012 and could not be offered anything less than $4.9 million. Manager Terry Collins has expressed interest in bringing back Pelfrey as a reliever and to give the team added depth in the rotatio...
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