MIKE PELFREY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Minnesota Twins: Relief pitching needs work

Mike Pelfrey With the first week of the regular season at a close, the Minnesota Twins have already begun to struggle. When scoring runs seemed to be a concern in Spring Training, it now seems to be the factor keeping the Minnesota Twins in the game. Pitching now takes the spotlight of concern, especially in the latter half of the game. It seems that either starting pitchers run...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

'Mr. Enthusiasm' leads way as Indians triumph

CLEVELAND -- Happy Bropening Day, indeed. For five innings, I was wondering if Mike Pelfrey was going to do what Randy Johnson couldn't 20 years ago -- pitch a no-hitter against the Indians in their home opener. Carlos Santana's double to lead off the fifth squashed those hopes. Then in the sixth, they got to Pelfrey and took the lead. The one who delivered the game-winning...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Prank Wichita State Alum Mike Pelfrey With Fake March Madness Speech (Video)

Wichita State’s early exit from the NCAA tournament might have been disappointing, but the prank that the Minnesota Twins pulled on Shockers alum Mike Pelfrey was anything but. Before the No. 1 Shockers were bounced from the tourney by Kentucky, Glen Perkins and manager Ron Gardenhire decided to have a little bit of fun with their big right-handed pitcher. Gardenhire called Pelfrey...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelfrey sharp for Twins against Orioles

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Mike Pelfrey struck out four in three scoreless innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-1 on Tuesday. Pelfrey allowed just two hits and first baseman Joe Mauer went 2 for 3 with an RBI, raising his spring average to .306. Trevor Plouffe went 2 for 3 with an RBI and scored a run. Steve Clevenger, who will be Baltimore's backup catcher,...
Via Fox Sports North
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pelfrey Poorly Tries to Pump Up His Alma Mater Wichita State Shockers

Mike Pelfrey spent several years in Queens as a member of my beloved Mets. As much as he often pained me with his on-field performance, he was always a stand-up guy. Pelfrey is now a member of the Minnesota Twins and pitched his college days at Wichita State. He’s a big Shockers backer. So, his teammates decided to take advantage of Big Pelf, who is generally fairly quiet and reserved...
Via Legend of Cecilio Guante
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Minnesota Twins Played A Delightfully Mean Prank On Mike Pelfrey

Minnesota Twins pitcher and Wichita State alum Mike Pelfrey was probably pretty bummed to watch his beloved Shockers lose to the Kentucky Wildcats in the NCAA Tournament, ending their undefeated season and run at a National Championship. He’s probably even more bummed because his manager, Ron Gardenhire, and teammate Glen Perkins decided to play a pretty hilarious prank on him...
Via With Leather
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Play Hilarious NCAA Tournament Related Prank on Mike Pelfrey

Last weekend at the team’s spring training facilities, Minnesota Twins Manager Ron Gardenhire and Closer Glen Perkins played a hilarious prank on Pitcher Mike Pelfrey. Gardenhire called Pelfrey, a Wichita State alum, into his office to give the Shockers’ basketball team a pep talk over the phone before their game against Kentucky in the Sweet 16. However, Gregg Marshall and co...
Via Diehardsport
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins pull NCAA tourney prank on Pelfrey

Who says spring training is all work and no play? The Minnesota Twins decided to have a little fun with starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey earlier in camp. Pelfrey, a Kansas native who attended Wichita State, is a big Shockers fan and has season tickets to their basketball games. So before Wichita State began its run in the NCAA tournament, the Shockers wanted to hear from alumni like...
Via Fox Sports North
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins pull off great prank on Wichita State alum Mike Pelfrey

Minnesota Twins pitcher Mike Pelfrey is a proud Wichita State alum, and before their brief run in the NCAA Tournament last week, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire called Pelfrey into his office under the guise of “calling the team to pump them up”. The only problem was that Pelfrey wasn’t talking to the Shockers – he was talking to his teammates in the Twins clubhouse. Here...
Via The Outside Corner
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Pelfrey plans to take game to another level in 2014

MINNEAPOLIS -- In his first season with the Minnesota Twins, right-hander Mike Pelfrey was given a corner locker in the clubhouse, a spot typically reserved for a veteran. While Pelfrey was indeed entering his eighth season last year, he was still a newcomer in Minnesota. Yet it didn't take long for the Twins' younger players to gravitate toward Pelfrey, who served as a mentor...
Via Fox Sports North
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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