MIKE PELFREY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mike Pelfrey Gets Two Years from the Tigers

The Tigers just signed Mike Pelfrey to a two-year deal worth $16 million. The big right-hander has a good fastball, a penchant for licking his fingers, and a split-finger that’s decent for grounders, but he still shows up on the bottom of an important leaderboard. Despite that, he’s been an average major league player four times in his career, and he’s projected to be worth...
Via Fangraphs
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers to sign free agent pitcher Mike Pelfrey

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey delivers to the Texas Rangers in the first inning of a baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) It looks like the Tigers’ pitching rotation is set. According to  MLive.com’s James Schmehl, the Tigers are expected to sign free agent pitcher Mike Pelfrey to a one-year deal worth $8 million...
Via The Majors Detroit
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pujols asked for baseball after ending hitless streak

    Albert Pujols is a surefire Hall of Famer when his playing days are over, having piled up numerous accolades and accomplishments along the way. However, on Saturday, he requested a baseball as a memento for a dubious distinction. Heading into the fourth inning the Angels’ game against the Twins, Pujols had gone hitless in 25 consecutive at-bats, the longest such streak...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Pelfrey has been everything the Twins wanted

The Minnesota Twins are somehow eight games over .500 and just one game back of the first-place Kansas City Royals in the tough American League Central. Their offense has been unbelievably clutch and their pitching has exceeded expectations. Much of that has to do with a man named Mike Pelfrey. As soon as the Minnesota Twins announced Pelfrey would take suspended Ervin Santana...
Via The Outside Corner
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins' Pelfrey undergoes successful surgery

Twins pitcher Mike Pelfrey underwent successful surgery Tuesday to decompress the ulnar nerve in his right elbow, the team announced. Pelfrey, who experienced discomfort in his elbow while on a rehab assignment for a groin injury, met with noted sports orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Fla. After meeting with Dr. Andrews, it was determined that Pelfrey had ulnar...
Via Fox Sports North
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins pitcher Mike Pelfrey did something funky with his lips

Mike Pelfrey has some weird habits on the mound. The guys licks himself incessantly and was counted licking himself 89 times during a 2011 start. And when he’s not licking himself or the ball or his hand or whatever, he’s making funny motions with his lips. Is that how he settles himself down? It didn’t […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
April 07, 2014  |  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
March 25, 2014  |  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
March 25, 2014  |  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 and...
Via Fox Sports North
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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