CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman, Pelfrey has signed for $5.68M, an increase from $3.925M.
Pelfrey can earn a bonus of $35,000 to $42,500 for 195, 200, 205, 210 and 215 innings pitched and can become a free agent after the 2013 season.
The big right-hander struggled in 2011, going 7-13 with a 4.74 ERA. This coming after a 15-win season in 2010. While Pelfrey has a career 4.40 ERA, he has gone at least 184 innings the last four seasons.
Note: Mets have avoided Arbitration with Ramon Ramirez, Andres Torres, and Manny Acosta as well.
MIKE PELFREY'S STATS
|2011 Regular Season||34||33||2||0||193.2||220||111||102||21||65||105||7||13||97.2||1.47||.286||4.74|