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Birth Date1-14-1984
Height6' 7"
Weight240 lbs
Age34 years, 1 months, 5 days
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-0.62014
-0.42015
-2.22016
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2006 NYN MLB 4 4 21.3 2 1 0 25 12 13 1 .260 91 10.5 5.1 0.4 5.5 49% .343 .301 1.73 4.60 5.48 119 7.26 147.8 -0.3
2007 NYN MLB 15 13 72.7 3 8 0 85 39 45 6 .250 97 10.5 4.8 0.7 5.6 50% .325 .287 1.71 4.98 5.57 126 9.65 199.8 -3.1
2008 NYN MLB 32 32 200.7 13 11 0 209 64 110 12 .258 93 9.4 2.9 0.5 4.9 51% .302 .260 1.36 3.93 3.72 106 4.81 102.5 1.6
2009 NYN MLB 31 31 184.3 10 12 0 213 66 107 18 .264 96 10.4 3.2 0.9 5.2 52% .312 .274 1.51 4.35 5.03 98 4.63 99.3 1.9
2010 NYN MLB 34 33 204.0 15 9 1 213 68 113 12 .264 89 9.4 3.0 0.5 5.0 51% .300 .271 1.38 3.84 3.66 102 4.55 102.8 1.7
2011 NYN MLB 34 33 193.7 7 13 0 220 65 105 21 .260 97 10.2 3.0 1.0 4.9 48% .301 .287 1.47 4.43 4.74 111 5.47 127.2 -0.9
2012 NYN MLB 3 3 19.7 0 0 0 24 4 13 0 .263 95 11.0 1.8 0.0 5.9 54% .353 .259 1.42 2.42 2.29 89 3.88 88.8 0.3
2013 MIN MLB 29 29 152.7 5 13 0 184 53 101 13 .268 100 10.8 3.1 0.8 6.0 45% .337 .288 1.55 4.01 5.19 99 5.22 124.9 -0.5
2014 MIN MLB 5 5 23.7 0 3 0 29 18 10 5 .269 107 11.0 6.8 1.9 3.8 45% .286 .332 1.99 7.59 7.99 121 6.83 167.6 -0.6
2015 MIN MLB 30 30 164.7 6 11 0 198 45 86 11 .261 107 10.8 2.5 0.6 4.7 53% .334 .267 1.48 3.96 4.26 103 5.27 123.1 -0.4
2016 DET MLB 24 22 119.0 4 10 0 160 46 56 15 .257 106 12.1 3.5 1.1 4.2 52% .347 .288 1.73 5.11 5.07 113 6.96 153.9 -2.2
2017 CHA MLB 34 21 120.0 3 12 0 127 62 79 25 .261 106 9.5 4.7 1.9 5.9 50% .276 .287 1.57 6.32 5.92 121 5.59 119.0 -0.1
CareerMLB2752561476.36810311687542838139.2619810.33.30.85.150%.314.2781.514.444.681075.46121.8-2.5

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2006 NYN MLB 4 4 21.3 2 1 0 25 12 13 1 .260 91 10.5 5.1 0.4 5.5 49% .343 .301 1.73 4.60 5.48 119 7.26 147.8
2006 SLU A+ 4 4 22.2 2 1 0 17 2 26 1 .266 51 6.9 0.8 0.4 10.5 65% .320 .142 0.86 1.89 1.62 0 0.00 0.0
2006 BIN AA 12 12 66.1 4 2 0 60 26 77 2 .264 83 8.2 3.5 0.3 10.5 49% .372 .237 1.30 2.50 2.72 75 1.81 81.7
2006 NOR AAA 2 2 8.2 1 0 0 4 5 6 1 .261 94 4.4 5.5 1.1 6.6 13% .143 .219 1.10 5.03 2.20 104 4.97 107.7
2007 NYN MLB 15 13 72.7 3 8 0 85 39 45 6 .250 97 10.5 4.8 0.7 5.6 50% .325 .287 1.71 4.98 5.57 126 9.65 199.8
2007 SLU A+ 1 1 6.0 0 0 0 5 3 2 1 .253 107 7.5 4.5 1.5 3.0 56% .235 .230 1.33 7.30 3.00 107 4.85 104.3
2007 NWO AAA 14 14 74.0 3 6 0 74 26 56 6 .260 98 9.0 3.2 0.7 6.8 59% .297 .248 1.35 4.37 4.01 86 3.49 91.9
2008 NYN MLB 32 32 200.7 13 11 0 209 64 110 12 .258 93 9.4 2.9 0.5 4.9 51% .302 .260 1.36 3.93 3.72 106 4.81 102.5
2009 NYN MLB 31 31 184.3 10 12 0 213 66 107 18 .264 96 10.4 3.2 0.9 5.2 52% .312 .274 1.51 4.35 5.03 98 4.63 99.3
2010 NYN MLB 34 33 204.0 15 9 1 213 68 113 12 .264 89 9.4 3.0 0.5 5.0 51% .300 .271 1.38 3.84 3.66 102 4.55 102.8
2011 NYN MLB 34 33 193.7 7 13 0 220 65 105 21 .260 97 10.2 3.0 1.0 4.9 48% .301 .287 1.47 4.43 4.74 111 5.47 127.2
2012 NYN MLB 3 3 19.7 0 0 0 24 4 13 0 .263 95 11.0 1.8 0.0 5.9 54% .353 .259 1.42 2.42 2.29 89 3.88 88.8
2013 MIN MLB 29 29 152.7 5 13 0 184 53 101 13 .268 100 10.8 3.1 0.8 6.0 45% .337 .288 1.55 4.01 5.19 99 5.22 124.9
2013 CDR A 1 1 6.0 1 0 0 2 0 6 1 .259 112 3.0 0.0 1.5 9.0 57% .077 .164 0.33 4.00 3.00 86 3.21 96.5
2014 MIN MLB 5 5 23.7 0 3 0 29 18 10 5 .269 107 11.0 6.8 1.9 3.8 45% .286 .332 1.99 7.59 7.99 121 6.83 167.6
2014 ROC AAA 2 2 10.0 1 0 0 9 3 3 0 .252 106 8.1 2.7 0.0 2.7 41% .250 .194 1.20 3.94 0.90 114 5.89 114.9
2015 MIN MLB 30 30 164.7 6 11 0 198 45 86 11 .261 107 10.8 2.5 0.6 4.7 53% .334 .267 1.48 3.96 4.26 103 5.27 123.1
2016 DET MLB 24 22 119.0 4 10 0 160 46 56 15 .257 106 12.1 3.5 1.1 4.2 52% .347 .288 1.73 5.11 5.07 113 6.96 153.9
2016 TOL AAA 2 2 6.3 0 0 0 12 0 3 0 .256 103 17.1 0.0 0.0 4.3 58% .462 .306 1.89 2.22 8.53 106 5.00 107.8
2017 CHA MLB 34 21 120.0 3 12 0 127 62 79 25 .261 106 9.5 4.7 1.9 5.9 50% .276 .287 1.57 6.32 5.92 121 5.59 119.0
2017 CHR AAA 2 2 6.0 0 2 0 10 3 4 2 .259 88 15.0 4.5 3.0 6.0 50% .364 .374 2.17 8.33 7.50 106 5.58 127.2

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 3282 0.4939 0.4458 0.8469 0.6465 0.2498 0.8979 0.7181 0.1531
2009 3119 0.4982 0.4428 0.8559 0.5991 0.2875 0.8904 0.7844 0.1441
2010 3383 0.5194 0.4540 0.8470 0.6278 0.2663 0.8912 0.7344 0.1530
2011 3181 0.5231 0.4524 0.8555 0.6298 0.2577 0.8931 0.7545 0.1445
2012 305 0.3836 0.4393 0.7985 0.6667 0.2979 0.8077 0.7857 0.2015
2013 2726 0.5095 0.4395 0.8623 0.6263 0.2453 0.9023 0.7561 0.1377
2014 456 0.4978 0.3794 0.8324 0.5903 0.1703 0.8881 0.6410 0.1676
2015 2654 0.5064 0.4465 0.8574 0.6458 0.2420 0.9090 0.7161 0.1426
2016 2048 0.4854 0.4302 0.8320 0.6117 0.2590 0.8964 0.6886 0.1680
2017 2297 0.4589 0.4023 0.8247 0.6044 0.2309 0.8917 0.6760 0.1753
Career234510.49980.43980.84790.62480.25490.8950.73110.1521

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-02 2014-05-02 On-Alr 0 0 Left Groin Strain - -
2014-05-02 2014-09-29 60-DL 150 136 Right Elbow Surgery Ulnar Nerve Decompression 2014-06-10
2013-06-19 2013-07-05 15-DL 16 15 - Back Strain - -
2012-04-22 2012-10-04 60-DL 165 148 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2012-05-01 -
2011-08-13 2011-08-13 DTD 0 0 Right Elbow Contusion Batted Ball - -
2011-04-22 2011-04-22 DTD 0 0 - General Medical Illness -
2011-03-10 2011-03-10 Camp 0 0 Right Thigh Contusion Batted Ball -
2010-07-16 2010-07-19 DTD 3 3 - Neck Stiffness -
2010-07-07 2010-07-07 DTD 0 0 Right Arm Fatigue -
2010-05-07 2010-05-07 DTD 0 0 Right Shoulder Soreness In 2011 and Said He Pitched All Season with Strained RTC and Injected Before Each Start -
2010-03-07 2010-03-09 Camp 2 0 Bilateral Knee Soreness -
2009-04-14 2009-04-25 DTD 11 9 Right Forearm Inflammation -
2009-03-06 2009-03-14 Camp 8 0 Left Lower Leg Strain -
2007-08-20 2007-08-29 Minors 9 0 Right Shoulder Fatigue - -
2006-08-27 2006-09-16 Minors 20 0 Right Shoulder Strain Latissimus Dorsi -
2006-08-08 2006-08-26 Minors 18 0 Right Shoulder Strain Latissimus Dorsi -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 DET $8,000,000
2016 DET $8,000,000
2015 MIN $5,500,000
2014 MIN $5,500,000
2013 MIN $4,000,000
2012 NYN $5,687,500
2011 NYN $3,925,000
2010 NYN $500,000
2009 NYN $2,237,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
9 yrPrevious$43,350,000
9 yrTotal$43,350,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 113 dBoras Corp.2 years/$16M (2016-17)

Details
  • 2 years/$16M (2016-17). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/15. 16:$8M, 17:$8M. Released by Detroit 3/30/17. Signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 4/5/17 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/21/17.
  • 2 years/$11M (2014-15). Re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/23/13. 14:$5.5M, 15:$5.5M. Performance bonuses for 2014: $0.15M each for 170, 180 innings pitched. $0.2M for 190 IP. $0.5M for 200 IP. Escalators: 2015 salary increases $0.5M each with 165, 175, 185, 195, 205 IP in 2014.
  • 1 year/$4M (2013). Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/16/12. Performance bonuses: $0.1M for 150 innings pitched. $0.15M for 160 IP. $0.25M each for 170, 180, 190 IP. $0.5M for 200 IP.
  • 1 year/$5.6875M (2012). Re-signed by NY Mets 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration). Non-tendered by NY Mets 11/30/12.
  • 1 year/$3.925M (2011). Re-signed by NY Mets 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration). $50,000 in performance bonuses.
  • 4 years/$5.25M (2006-09), plus 2010 club option. Signed Major League contract with NY Mets 1/06. $3.55M signing bonus. Value reaches $6.6M if Pelfrey makes 25-man roster in 2007-09. NY Mets exercised $0.5M 2010 club option 11/6/09.
  • Drafted by NY Mets 2005 (1-9) (Wichita State).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .323 .390 .474 .292
11 vs R (Multi) .310 .363 .430 .271
18 Split (Multi) .013 .027 .044 .021
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .351 .405 .518 .303
31 vs R (2016) .312 .381 .447 .273
38 Split (2016) .039 .024 .071 .030
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

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DateQuestionAnswer
2017-09-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)It seems like the young contributors have clicked in the last month. Am I crazy for thinking that, even if the White Sox make no changes other than promoting Kopech and Jimenez next year, they could be legitimate second wild card contenders?
(Bob G. from Chicago)
I am generally more optimistic than the consensus about how soon this team could contend, and it is worth pointing out that the Angels and Twins hardly inspire a ton of confidence and here they are duking it out for a playoff spot.

That said, this is still a ~100 loss team that is being buoyed by having had a really, really good bullpen coming into the season. I think they'd need to add in free agency and continue to see super precocious growth from their elite prospects like Moncada and Eloy and Kopech. But if you take the hundreds of innings that are being covered by the Mike Pelfrey / Derek Holland types and replace them with anything resembling major league quality pitching you're looking at a big improvement already. I think 2019 is the year where you can start thinking about contention. (Nick Schaefer)
2015-09-30 19:00:00 (link to chat)Who will earn the second AL Wild Card spot?
(Alex from Anaheim)
The Twins have a case to start Mike Pelfrey in the WC game and the Angels just signed Jo-Jo Reyes so please dear god let it be the Astros. (Mauricio Rubio)
2012-12-04 14:00:00 (link to chat)Who do you see the Twins targeting as far starting pitchers?
(twinsfan29 from Nashville)
You're much closer to all the buzz than I am, twinsfan29!

Jerry Crasnick from ESPN heard yesterday that they're in on Joe Blanton, who would fit well at Target Field. He also mentioned the recently non-tendered Mike Pelfrey and John Lannan here: https://twitter.com/jcrasnick/status/275711755441823744. Last week, the Twins were tied to Brett Myers, who could transition back from the bullpen. If they turn to the trade market, some of the Rays starters could be in play. (Daniel Rathman)
2012-10-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)Any non-superstar/star-level players who could be non-tendered that teams should kick the tires on?
(jlarsen from chicago)
With the caveat that I did less than two seconds of research, some interesting names to me are Kyle Blanks, George Kottaras, Nyjer Morgan, Mark Reynolds, Brendan Ryan, Gaby Sanchez, Geovany Soto, Ian Stewart, Drew Stubbs, Dallas Braden, Philip Humber, Tommy Hunter, Jair Jurrjens, Mike Pelfrey, and Jerome Williams. (Geoff Young)
2012-03-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Shouldn't the Mets cut Mike Pelfrey? They'd save almost 4 million and the guy is practically worthless.
(Matt from Malone, NY)
I have no idea what's going through the minds of the Mets front office. My guess is that, with the giant drop in payroll they've already had this year, it's not worth cutting Pelfrey over $4 million. It's not like they'd be filling his spot with an All-Star. (Larry Granillo)
2012-01-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think of Mike Pelfrey? Any (decent) chance he straightens himself out again this year? He seems like too much of a head case, and his K numbers for a guy with his "stuff" are terrible.
(JP from NY)
He's a ground ball guy, and they are affected by the players around them more than other pitchers. The Mets being the Mets probably gets him disproportionately. That said, there was something off about his game last year, as his HR rate literally doubled and his percentage of quality starts was just 45. Just 28, I like him as a change of scenery guy, someone who could be useful on the back end of a good team instead of pretending to be a 1-2 for a bad one. (Steven Goldman)
2010-04-21 14:00:00 (link to chat)How often do we ever see a pitcher 'work on a new pitch' in spring training and see it actually pay off long term? I am thinking of Mike Pelfrey, who seems to be missing a lot of bats with his split-change this year. If he can get the K rate to around 7 per 9, he is a completely different pitcher.
(J.P. from Hartford)
In Chicago most White Sox pitchers are taught cutters, which helped turn Gavin Floyd and John Danks into legitimate front-mid rotation hurlers. That seems to be more organizational philosophy than, say, Cole Hamels working to learn a cutter this off-season. In St. Louis, Dave Duncan works his magic with sequencing and location moreso than new pitches, but to the same effect. I agree that we don't hear about true success stories with these newer pitches as much as the failures, but Big Pelf wouldn't be alone if his split-change remains effective. (Eric Seidman)
2009-12-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Breakout batter and pitcher of 2010 is?
(Hawkeye from Grafton, ND)
Jeremy Hermida and Mike Pelfrey. (Joe Sheehan)
2009-02-16 14:00:00 (link to chat)For recently amateur players, at what point do amateur scouting reports begin to be over taken by pro reports and performance? I'm thinking of how Gordon Beckham is still rated 25 spots(?!?) above Wilmer Flores. Or even comparing Brad Holt this year ("not even close") to the top 100 compared to Mike Pelfrey before he threw a pitch (Top 50 prospect). It seems to me like the amateur scouting report sticks on a player way, way too long.
(Steve from Fremont, CA)
Yeah, Holt was the other guy, with Hellickson, to generate a lot of email. Look, he's not a good as you think he is, but he is plenty good. Are we supposed to throw years of reports on the guy just because he dominated the New York Penn League for 72 innings with a fastball that everyone knew was great in the first place? I don't get that. (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-01-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Please give me your opinion/projection on the health and performance for John Maine and Mike Pelfrey in '09.
(tddewan from Torrance, CA)
More worried about Pelfrey due to the workload increase, but the Mets watched him so closely that we're going to learn about the inevitability of the Verducci Effect with him. I like both on performance and value. (Will Carroll)
2008-11-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)Any concerns with Mike Pelfrey, seeing that his innings went up quite a bit in '08?
(Matt from Whippleville, NY)
Yes, huge. He's probably this year's Verducci Effect poster child. The Mets knew it, understood the risks, and pushed smartly. We'll see how it works out. (Will Carroll)
2008-10-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)This isn't about the playoffs, but I'm curious, how much should Mike Pelfrey's size/build factor into concerns about the "Verducci Effect"? Should I be less concerned about Pelfrey than I would be about a guy who was 6'1" 190 who also made a large innings jump at a young age?
(Meddler from Brooklyn, NY)
Size doesn't matter to pitching. It's mechanics, stamina, and genetics. (Will Carroll)
2008-09-15 14:00:00 (link to chat)I know its been a while since he's been a prospect, but how much more development can we expect from Mike Pelfrey? He's having a stellar year, but if he ever wants to fulfill the ace-type upside many expected from him back when he was drafted, he'll have to miss more bats. Will that come if he refines his offspeed stuff? Or does it look more like he's going to settle in as a solid mid-rotation guy who gets by with an excellent groundball rate?
(Meddler from Brooklyn, NY)
I think what you are seeing is what you are going to get. An above-average middle-rotation type. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-08-01 14:00:00 (link to chat)Any idea why the Mets weren't able to get any of the players they were looking at?
(TLivingston from Sonoma, CA)
I don't think the Mets were looking very hard, for better or worse. They seem convinced that Fernando Tatis is for real, that they'll get Ryan Church back at some point, that the rotation will magically hold together despite John Maine's cuff strain, Mike Pelfrey's innings limit, Pedro Martinez's assorted ailments, Oliver Perez's volatility and all that.

I'm not sure I want to bet against all of that by sitting on my hands, but as a team that can afford to take on salary, they have some mobility during the waiver trading period. (Jay Jaffe)
2008-06-20 13:30:00 (link to chat)Realistically, taking Delgado and Castillo's contracts and the Mets unlikelihood to cut them into account, is there any personnel move (or moves)the Mets can make to improve their on the field production? I look at the roster and see so few tradeable parts.
(Kerri Mulqueen from Kew Gardens NY)
I wouldn't trade Fernando Martinez, so probably not. I guess you could see what the market is for Mike Pelfrey, who's a cheap midrotation starter for a few years, but I doubt you'd get much back. You could always sign Bonds, which would be a huge upgrade for the offense and a wash defensively with Alou. (People who complain about Bonds' defense and availability need to consider that Moises Alou is making $7 million this year.) (Joe Sheehan)
2008-03-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)________ should start the 5th game of the season for the Mets.
(Jessica from NYC)
Mike Pelfrey. Time to find out what he is by giving him the job and getting out of the way. The Mets' front four is very good, and the only candidate for #5 who has any upside is Pelfrey. Diddling with the Jorge Sosas of the world is silly. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-03-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)Caleb, appreciate your thoughts on the tournament. Can you handicap the UCLA game for us? Can WKU keep that close or is the UCLA defense too tough?
(Dave from Flushing)
Thanks, Dave. WKU I think has a shot to keep it close. Courtney Lee is one of the best players in the country--he'll be in the NBA next year. Lee destroyed San Diego last round. Of course, UCLA's defense is the second best in the country, and the 6'5 Josh Shipp matches up well with the 6'5 Lee, but there's still a chance Lee could go off and keep things close.

The main thing to watch from a team perspective is how many turnovers the Hilltoppers force. They're 19th in the country in turnover percentage, which really powers their defense. UCLA was sloppy with the ball against A&M, turning it over on 1 of 4 trips, and I think if the Bruins hit that mark again that will allow WKU to hang around, maybe even long enough for another Ty Rogers attempt at a miracle. If the Toppers can't force that many turnovers, I think they'll be looking at a double-digit deficit for the majority.

What are the odds that Dave is writing from the bowels of Shea Stadium, where he's hard at work trying to find Mike Pelfrey a third pitch? (Caleb Peiffer (Basketball))
2008-03-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)Caleb, appreciate your thoughts on the tournament. Can you handicap the UCLA game for us? Can WKU keep that close or is the UCLA defense too tough?
(Dave from Flushing)
Thanks, Dave. WKU I think has a shot to keep it close. Courtney Lee is one of the best players in the country--he'll be in the NBA next year. Lee destroyed San Diego last round. Of course, UCLA's defense is the second best in the country, and the 6'5 Josh Shipp matches up well with the 6'5 Lee, but there's still a chance Lee could go off and keep things close.



The main thing to watch from a team perspective is how many turnovers the Hilltoppers force. They're 19th in the country in turnover percentage, which really powers their defense. UCLA was sloppy with the ball against A&M, turning it over on 1 of 4 trips, and I think if the Bruins hit that mark again that will allow WKU to hang around, maybe even long enough for another Ty Rogers attempt at a miracle. If the Toppers can't force that many turnovers, I think they'll be looking at a double-digit deficit for the majority.



What are the odds that Dave is writing from the bowels of Shea Stadium, where he's hard at work trying to find Mike Pelfrey a third pitch? (Caleb Peiffer (Basketball))
2008-03-03 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can we expect Mike Pelfrey's SO rates to improve? Can he pull a Carmona like season (with much fewer innings I imagine)?
(Mike from Queens)
I'm just not a huge Pelfrey supporter until he finds any consistency with his secondary stuff. Carmona's sinker and slider both grade out high than any of Pelfrey's current offerings. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-02-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)The Mets need a good 5th starter. How about El Duque, Mike Pelfrey, Ruben Gotay, Marlon Anderson and Aaron Heilman for Ian Snell?
(Jay from Flushing)
That plus a ton of Famous Amos hot dogs still doesn't get you Snell, I suspect. Remember, it isn't Littlefield who's picking up the phone any more. (Christina Kahrl)


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