Showing posts with label Almost Released. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Almost Released. Show all posts

Friday, March 30, 2012

Mike Pelfrey almost ready to be released?


According to Andy Martino of the NY Daily News, In a recent meeting that included the Mets’ executives and coaches, members of the front office suggested releasing Mike Pelfrey before Opening Day, according to two people with direct knowledge of the situation. None of the uniformed staff was in favor of the idea, and it was downplayed.

Pelfrey further solidified his place in the rotation Thursday night, when he allowed one run in 6.1 innings Thursday night against Houston. His strongest outing of the Grapefruit League season left his ERA at 8.59.

“I saw all the things today that I have heard about,” Terry Collins said. “I saw a power sinker (with) that great movement, beating it in the dirt. He threw his curveball for strikes. Josh (Thole)said his split was outstanding tonight.”

Said Pelfrey: “The command was by far the best it has been all spring training. I did a good job of keeping the ball down.”
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