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DePodesta Excited About Mets Shortstop Prospects

If there’s one thing that’s missing from the Mets it’s impact positional prospects. Since the days of David Wright and Jose Reyes, the Mets have produced several impact pitchers like Matt Harvey, Jon Niese and even Mike Pelfrey to an extent. What they haven’t been able to do is find major league caliber hitters in their own system. According to Mets vice president of player...
Via Mets Merized Online
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Young Mets Shortstops Shining During Instructional League

If there’s one thing that’s missing from the Mets it’s impact positional prospects. Since the days of David Wright and Jose Reyes, the Mets have produced several impact pitchers like Matt Harvey, Jon Niese and even Mike Pelfrey to an extent. What they haven’t been able to do is find major league caliber hitters in their own system. According to Mets vice president of player...
Via Mets Merized Online
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Mike Pelfrey aiming for early September bullpen

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey hopes to throw his first post-surgery bullpen for September 3, reports Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Berardino adds that Pelfrey doesn’t expect to start at any point over the rest of the season, but might be able to work out of the bullpen.Mike Pelfrey hopes to begin playing catch by end of July. Has tentatively circled...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 03, 2014  |  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 Injury Update: Mike Pelfrey may need surgery

The Minnesota Twins won the first of a weekend series against the New York Yankees by the score of 6-1. The win improved the Twins to 25-27, third place in the American League Central. The Twins got home runs from Oswaldo Arcia and Josh Willingham as part of a ten-hit attack. Center fielder Danny Santana had to leave the game with an eyelid laceration. In other injury news...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Updates: Josh Willingham, Aaron Hicks, Mike Pelfrey, Eduardo Nunez, Oswaldo Arcia

The Minnesota Twins continue their four-game series with division rival Cleveland tonight.  Both teams have won a game so far with the Twins leading the season series three to two.  The Twins have been one of the more harder hit teams when it comes to injuries including many to key players.  We have updates for five of those players today.  All references thanks to the reporting...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins rumors: Mike Pelfrey on the brink of losing his spot in the rotation

Coming off his fourth consecutive disappointing start, pitcher Mike Pelfrey of the Minnesota Twins will sit down with Manager Ron Gardenhire and discuss their options going forward. Pelfrey only lasted 4 full innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday night allowing five runs on seven hits, walked three and could only manage three strikeouts. Though he was facing one of...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Pelfrey’s struggles continue

Mike Pelfrey It’s no secret that the Minnesota Twins are dealing with certain weaknesses in their roster like every other team must do at this point in the season. It’s also no secret that pitching has been Minnesota’s main weakness, and has taken another blow through the struggles of starter Mike Pelfrey. In his last start against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday, Pelfrey...
Via isportsweb.com
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Mike Pelfrey hits DL

The Minnesota Twins began a three-game series with the Baltimore Orioles on Friday.  Prior to the game the Twins announced that starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey would be headed towards a stint on the Disabled List.  Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press tweeted it out:Pelfrey to DL with left groin injury— Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) May 2, 2014A lot of speculation immediately...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Friday: Pelfrey to DL, Deduno to starting rotation

MINNEAPOLIS -- One day after another rough start, Minnesota right-hander Mike Pelfrey appears to be heading to the disabled list. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said Friday that right-hander Samuel Deduno will take Pelfrey's place in the starting rotation. Pelfrey, meanwhile, tweaked his groin during Thursday's start against the Dodgers. The Twins will make a move following...
Via Fox Sports North
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

After latest poor outing, Pelfrey could lose spot in rotation

MINNEAPOLIS -- Nothing seems to be improving for Twins right-hander Mike Pelfrey. After his latest clunker Thursday against the Dodgers, Pelfrey's spot in Minnesota's starting rotation could be in jeopardy. Pelfrey gave up five runs on seven hits in just four innings of work Thursday as the Twins fell 9-4 to Los Angeles. The loss dropped Pelfrey to 0-3 on the season as his...
Via Fox Sports North
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: The Daily Fix April 23rd

It’s still early in the season, so we are still learning the ropes over at Draftstreet. We’ve talked about stacking before and the folks over at Draftstreet are on to that strategy. So, they’ve limited you to four players from any one team in the starting lineup. I found out that little nugget when I tried to pick on Mike Pelfrey in tomorrow’s game. Sadly, Draftstreet wouldn’t...
Via The Fantasy Fix
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins at Rays game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Minnesota Twins have one of the worst ERAs in baseball, and that dismal mark has plenty to do with the struggles of Mike Pelfrey. He'll look to snap out of his funk Wednesday night as Minnesota seeks to avoid an eighth straight road loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. The Twins (9-10) have allowed at least seven runs eight...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 23, 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-Blue Jays postponed, doubleheader set for Thursday

MINNEAPOLIS -- Wednesday's game between the Minnesota Twins and Toronto Blue Jays at Target Field has been postponed due to weather. The two teams will play a split day-night doubleheader on Thursday, with the first game beginning at 12:10 p.m. and the second set for a 6:10 p.m. start. Snow fell in the Twin Cities during the day on Wednesday, and projected temperatures for the...
Via Fox Sports North
April 16, 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

'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
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians rally, top Twins 7-2

CLEVELAND -- Nick Swisher hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning, two batters after Yan Gomes connected for a solo shot, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 7-2 home-opening win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday. Swisher's homer off Mike Pelfrey (0-1) allowed the Indians to cap a day of pomp and pageantry as they celebrated Progressive Field's 20th anniversary. Before the...
Via Fox Sports North
April 04, 2014  |  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
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Pull Clubhouse Prank on Wichita State Alum Mike Pelfrey

Prior to Wichita State’s loss to Kentucky last weekend, the Minnesota Twins pulled a simple, yet perfectly amusing prank on veteran pitcher and Shocker alum Mike Pelfrey. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 25, 2014  |  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
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelfrey sharp for Twins against Orioles

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Mike Pelfrey struck out four in three scoreless innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-1 on Tuesday.
Via FOXSports.com
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Twins Pranked Mike Pelfrey & it was Quite Uncomfortable to Watch

Here's Twins manager Ron Gardenhire asking Wichita State alum Mike Pelfrey to jump on a call and pump up the team. Only the call was to the clubhouse and Mike's big mean teammates.**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Pelfrey Getting Punk’d

Check out this video of former Met starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey getting punked by Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire and his teammates. Your browser does not support iframes. This was hilarious…  Pelfrey starred on the mound at Wichita State before being selected in the first round of the 2005 draft by the New York Mets. That’s payback for all the times you gave us heartburn, Mike!
Via Mets Merized Online
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins pull NCAA tourney prank on Wichita State alum Pelfrey

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 basketball season tickets -- making him a prime target for a prank.
Via FOXSports.com
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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