Found March 13, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
This afternoon, Pelfrey struggled again and gave up 4 ER off 2 HR in 4.1 IP, and sent the Mets on their way to a 7-1 defeat. Summary It was a tough day for Mike Pelfrey, who started opposite Adam Wainwright. It’s early in spring training, but a line of 4 ER, 2 HR, and 6 H in only about 4 innings is not encouraging. I don’t have a good feeling about Francisco, but we’ve got some time before the season starts, so I hope he proves me wrong. He and Ramirez looked a little off today, allowing the other 3 ER in 2 IP, with Ramirez allowing 2 of them. Francisco has now allowed a run in three straight outings. Garrett Olson, Manny Acosta, and Bobby Parnell combined for 2.2 scoreless IP with 0 H and 2 BB, but Olson was the man on the mound when Tyler Greene stole home – the run was charged to Pelfrey. Keep an eye on Garrett Olson, he’s a possible replacement for Tim Byrdak’s spot as a lefty. The offense looked weak out there today – scoring their only run on a Duda sacrifice fly and mustering...
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