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MIKE PELFREY RUMORS & GOSSIP

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

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 feel Target Field caters to Pelfrey well

MINNEAPOLIS Mike Pelfrey, the newest Minnesota Twins pitcher, is coming off Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. He's also switching to the American League for the first time after seven years in the National League. Minnesota general manager Terry Ryan doesn't think either of those will limit Pelfrey from being a key member of the team's starting rotation in 2013...
Via Fox Sports North
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Mets Player Review: Mike Pelfrey

MIKE PELFREY, RHP  PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS: After falling far short of the expectations of a No. 1 draft choice in 2005 – the ninth overall selection – Mike Pelfrey had what was thought to be a breakout year in 2010 when he went 15-9 with a 3.66 ERA and career high 204 innings. Pelfrey did not have dominating numbers, but clearly made progressions in his approach to pitching...
Via Mets Merized Online
October 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Should Mets Consider Bringing Mike Pelfrey Back?

Mike Pelfrey surfaced on the Mets’ radar yesterday when he showed up in St. Louis to participate in the team’s fantasy football draft. Pelfrey was shelved almost immediately and underwent Tommy John surgery, May 1. Most likely, he’ll be non-tendered in December because he’s arbitration eligible and made $5.6875 million this season. The rules state players must make at least...
Via Mets Merized Online
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

The Loss of Pelfrey Provides Clarity For The Future

Baseball is a cruel business. Having never known another organization, Mike Pelfrey was drafted by the Mets, developed by the Mets, and to some extent excelled with the Mets at the major league level. That all ends today when he has Tommy John surgery. Mike Pelfrey's career with the Mets is essentially over.Although Mike was one of the more frustrating players to watch in recent...
Via Mets Fever
May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Is This the End of Mike Pelfrey’s Tenure with the Mets?

As it is looking more and more like a certainty that Mike Pelfrey will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the rest of the 2012 season, it is time to wonder if the start that Pelfrey made on April 21 was the last time that we will see him in a New York Mets uniform. It seemed as if Pelfrey had figured things out through the early part of the year.  He looked good in his first three...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Did new delivery cause Mike Pelfrey’s injury?

On the field yesterday was a pretty good day for Mets fans. We got to see Jose Reyes return to Citi Field, saw a great pitching match-up with Josh Johnson and Johan Santana, saw Reyes go 0-4, and most importantly the Mets got a win. It was a very exciting and well played game, a classic pitchers dual. Off the field the Mets had some problems. It’s seems the injury bug is back...
Via Mets360.com
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Pelfrey had an outstanding game last night, really

Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit his first major league home run and Daniel Murphy made two key plays in the ninth inning but the big story from Monday night was the performance of Mike Pelfrey. At first glance that might seem odd, as Pelfrey gave up 10 hits and three runs and needed help to finish six innings. But it was still an encouraging outing from a guy that the Mets need a big year...
Via Mets360.com
April 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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