Molitor didn't sound too keen on the idea of opening the year with Pelfrey and/or Meyer in his bullpen. Views them as starters. #MNTwins
Mike Pelfrey had surgery on his right elbow to relieve pressure on his ulnar nerve. Recovery period said to be anywhere from 2-4 months.
Mike Pelfrey's shoulder checked out fine. Exam found nerve irritation in elbow, tingling in fingers.
CBSSports.com "The Twins have placed right-hander Mike Pelfrey on the 15-day disabled list with a left groin injury, manager Ron Gardenhire announced. Pelfrey hurt himself during Thursday's start. Pelfrey, 30, is 0-3 with a 7.99 ERA and way more walks (18) than strikeouts (10) in 23 2/3 innings and five..." May 02
Fox Sports North "In his first season with the Minnesota Twins, right-hander Mike Pelfrey was given a corner locker in the clubhouse, a spot typically reserved for a veteran. While Pelfrey was indeed entering his eighth season last year, he was still a newcomer in Minnesota. Yet it didn't take long for the..." February 04
CBSSports.com "This offseason, the Twins have already added Phil Hughes and Ricky Nolasco to the rotation, and now, reports Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com, they've agreed to terms with right-hander Mike Pelfrey on a two-year contract. Heyman adds that the deal will guarantee Pelfrey $11 million with the chance to..." December 14
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Even as their free-agent pursuit of veteran right-hander Bronson Arroyo grinds toward the finish line, the Twins are keeping a spot open for Mike Pelfrey. Their two-year, $10 million offer remains on the table for the towering right-hander who went 5-13 with a 5.19 earned-run average in 2013,..." December 11
CBSSports.com "The Twins are said by people familiar with their situation to have inquired about just about every available starting pitcher. Although Bronson Arroyo, Ricky Nolasco and ex-Twin Matt Garza have been linked to the Twins most often, they've also inquired about other top starters like Ervin Santana..." November 26
ESPN.com "The Mets need to bring in two starting pitchers, including a fifth-starter type that has a low base salary. So what about a reunion with Mike Pelfrey, who was popular in the Mets clubhouse with teammates during his first stint with the club? Well, a team official did not rule it out, but..." November 11
Mike Pelfrey said this was his last start of the season. Said he's expressed interest to management on returning with Twins next year.
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Miguel Tejada's 105-game suspension for unauthorized use of a medication resonated with Twins pitcher Mike Pelfrey. Since 2009 Pelfrey has used Adderall to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) the right-hander revealed for the first time Saturday. That was reportedly the same..." August 18
Minneapolis Star Tribune "Righthander Mike Pelfrey had the type of outing Monday that every starter wants to have during the last week of spring training. He had good stuff, and everything was down and on the corners. After looking out of sorts a week and a half ago, Pelfrey looked sharp in a game the Twins lost 4-3 to..." March 26
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Still well ahead of schedule in his return from Tommy John surgery, Mike Pelfrey is set to make his Minnesota Twins debut on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Dunedin. The six-hour roundtrip bus ride might not be all that desirable, but Pelfrey plans to ride with his new teammates up and back rather than..." February 25
St. Paul Pioneer Press "The smile on Mike Pelfrey's face said it all. His words were pretty strong, too. "I'm going to be ready," the veteran right-hander said Monday, Feb. 18, after facing hitters for the first time this spring. "I feel great. There's not a doubt in my mind. Opening Day, I'm going to be on the..." February 18