Found April 24, 2012 on MetsOnline:

The News:

Mike Pelfrey MRI. Right elbow swelling. Will miss next start. Headed to DL. Robert Carson en route.

— Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) April 24, 2012

Carson will be here for 3 games. Then replace with starter for Friday night in Colorado.

— Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) April 24, 2012

My thoughts:

SERIOUSLY? Jason Bay and Mike Pelfrey are both being sent to the disabled list on the same day? Really? The two Mets that received “BOOOOOOS” when they were announced as members of the Mets on Opening Day, the two Mets that are most hated by Mets fans, and the two players that underperformed more than any other Mets player last season are both been sent to the disabled list on the same day?

Mike Pelfrey has pitched really well this season, and Jason Bay is 7-for-23 (batting average of .304) with two homeruns, a double, two RBI, and five runs in his last seven games.

So finally two players that fans dislike are playing well and what happens? They get injured out of nowhere. Big Pelf and J Bay have both had good seasons in the big leagues (Bay has had many of them), but Bay has failed miserably as a Met.

It really is a shame that Bay is now hurt just when he started hitting the ball. Pelfrey’s injury puts a lot of much needed pressure on the rest of the starting pitcheres, who recently have been pitching terribly.

What was Pelfrey’s reward for pitching eight innings of one run ball. Does he get the win? No. Does he get a chance to show Mets fans that he can pitch well? No.

Things are not looking so good in Mets-land. Santana has to bring it tonight…


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