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Tigers' Mike Pelfrey went back to his old mechanics and got better results

Pelfrey returned to an old set point for some progress. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers knew what they were getting in Mike Pelfrey when they signed him this offseason. Even so, they likely didn't expect him to go winless in his first four starts. Part of that has to do with the lack of offensive support, but Pelfrey has struggled with his command. He may have figured out why. "I...
Via Bless You Boys
1 day ago

Tigers frustrated after yet another low-scoring loss

Mike Pelfrey doesn’t expect to sleep for a couple nights. Victor Martinez thinks the Tigers offense is “horse****”. Brad Ausmus is just waiting for luck to even itself out. In the meantime, his Detroit Tigers have lost eight of their last 11 games, and no one had much reason to smile after Tuesday’s 5-1 loss to the Oakland A’s. “My job is to win games, and I’ve made...
Via Today's Knuckleball
2 days ago

Struggle continues for Tigers' Pelfrey

DETROIT (AP) -- Rich Hill allowed four hits in seven scoreless innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1 on Tuesday night.Marcus Semien homered for the A's, and Hill (3-2) breezed through Detroit's righty-heavy lineup with little trouble. The left-hander struck out eight and wasn't really in any jams after he escaped the first inning with two on.Mike Pelfrey...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics 5, Tigers 1: Offense leaves Mike Pelfrey hanging yet again

At least Pelfrey made it into the seventh inning this time. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers offense still hasn't shown up during a Mike Pelfrey start. Despite a stronger showing from Pelfrey, the bats went cold again, with just six quiet hits to show for their paltry efforts. As a result, the Oakland Athletics shut down the Tigers 5-1 on a chilly night in Detroit. Pelfrey's night...
Via Bless You Boys
3 days ago

Game 19 Preview: Oakland Athletics at Detroit Tigers

Mike Pelfrey faces off against Rich Hill, one of the hottest starters in baseball since last summer. When previewing the matchups for this week's four-game series against the A's, Tigers fans were probably quick to skip over this one. Lefthander Rich Hill has been as dominant as any starter in baseball since last summer -- an eight start stretch, but the numbers back this up -- while...
Via Bless You Boys
3 days ago

Pelfrey hopes for sharp performance vs. A's

Mike Pelfrey will look to get on track this season when he takes the mound against the A's on Tuesday night at Comerica Park.
4 days ago

Strikeout machine Hill gets the call in Detroit

Mike Pelfrey will look to get on track this season when he takes the mound against the A's on Tuesday night at Comerica Park.
4 days ago

Pelfrey: 'I need to be a lot better'

Mike Pelfrey isn't commanding his sinker. He's commanding the responsibility for it fairly well. Give the big right-hander credit: He's owning his struggles, including a turbulent five-inning trek through the Royals' lineup in Thursday's 4-0 loss.
8 days ago

Pelfrey's struggles continue as Royals beat Tigers 4-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Mike Pelfrey could have used a pitching coach, a sports psychologist and a good hug Thursday night. The Tigers pitcher struggled to throw strikes for the third straight start, watched the Kansas City Royals slap around those that wandered over the plate, and walked dejectedly off the mound after just five innings as Detroit lost 4-0 in the rubber-game between...
Via Associated Press
8 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
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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