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Pelfrey struggles with control in loss

Twins offense tries to rally but falls short against the Reds
St. Paul Pioneer Press Jun 29, 2015
Minnesota Twins: Mike Pelfrey shelled in loss to Reds

Minnesota Twins: Mike Pelfrey shelled in loss to Reds

CINCINNATI -- And then there was one.
Twinkie Town Jun 29, 2015

Recap: Twins Fall To Reds In Shootout 11-7

Mike Pelfrey has another rough outing and despite a valiant comeback the Twins were not able to keep up with Cincinnati It was an eventful first inning and Billy Hamilton was running all over the place. His pace set the tone tonight as the Reds collected 17 hits and chased Mike Pelfrey after two innings. He led off with a single and three straight Reds reached when Todd Frazier drove in Hamilton and Cincinnati was on the board with the bases loaded and nobody out. Mike Pelfrey ended up throw a 30-pitch inning giving up three runs. The Twins responded with a threat in the top of the...

One big inning isn't enough for Twins in 11-7 loss to Reds

Mike Pelfrey’s bad start proved to be too much to overcome.
Red Reporter Jun 29, 2015

Reds vs. Twins, Game 1: Preview and Predictions Thread

Minnesota Twins @ Cincinnati Reds Monday, June 29, 20157:10 PM EDTGABP Mike Leake vs. Mike Pelfrey New series, and we're back home. The Reds take on the Twinkies for 3, who are another tough interleague matchup. They'll start it off with Mike Leake on the hill tonight, who's one of few Reds pitchers playing well. The Mike Leake Showcase rolls on, with what's sure to be plenty of scouts in attendance. The Reds will be the 4th NL Central team that Pelfrey has faced this year, and he's fared well against all of them so far, so that's not a good sign. His last great start was against the...

Pelfrey appreciates Molitor's faith

Twins righthander Mike Pelfrey says he appreciates Paul Molitor's decision to let him pitch with the tying run on second base, but he's frustrated he gave up winning hit.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Jun 23, 2015

White Sox 6, Twins 2: Mike Pelfrey suffers first home loss

By Brian Murphy brianmurphy@pioneerpress.com Mike Pelfrey won the conversation Tuesday night but lost the game. The Twins starter had thrown
Twinkie Town Jun 18, 2015

Twins 2, Cardinals 1: Twins Power Past Cardinals

The offense looked stale early, but late power gives the Twins their second straight win. The Jaime Garcia vs. Mike Pelfrey match-up coming into this game didn't seem to be very promising for the hometown team, especially since Pelfrey got rocked in his last start. In the first, Pelfrey worked around a Matt Carpenter one-out double by getting Peralta to ground out and Mark Reynolds to line out. The Twins started the first with a Dozier walk, and then Jesse-favorite Peter Bourjos robbed Mauer of a bloop hit to center on a nice diving catch. Plouffe reached first on an infield hit, but...

Pelfrey: Nothing was working

Twins righthander Mile Pelfrey says he went from his best stuff in last start to his worst on Saturday, when "nothing was working" in 11-7 loss.

Postgame Twinsights: Mike Pelfrey knows first-hand what Byron Buxton can do

ARLINGTON, Texas --Mike Pelfrey couldn't recall any memorable moments from spring training with Byron Buxton playing behind him in center field. But the Twins' veteran right-hander definitely recalled pitching to Buxton on Easter Sunday in a minor-league game just before Opening Day. "He hit a ball about 400 feet to left off me," Pelfrey recalled of that homer. "I was pretty impressed." That came in their second and final meeting that day. Pelfrey threw his power sinker to Buxton in the first inning and got him to ground out. "No scouting report, no anything," Pelfrey said. "Second at-bat I...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Jun 13, 2015
Twins, Mike Pelfrey take a beating in Texas

Twins, Mike Pelfrey take a beating in Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas --Mike Pelfrey couldn't keep his sinker down.

Pelfrey battered as Twins drop fifth straight

The righthander allowed eight runs in 3⅔ innings against the Rangers.
Twinkie Town Jun 11, 2015

Charting the improvements of Mike Pelfrey

The rumors of Mike Pelfrey's demise have been greatly exaggerated. When Mark Twain's cousin was sick in London and Twain went to visit, rumors began to circulate that it was actually Twain who was ill and who had allegedly died. Of course the wasn't the case. "The report of my illness grew out of his illness," Twain had said. "The report of my death was an exaggeration." For Mike Pelfrey these last couple of years there has been no cousin, no evil Twin - no pun intended, no exaggeration of how cooked his arm appeared to be. In December 2012 the Twins took a gamble on a guy recovering from...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Jun 10, 2015
Tom Powers: Twins' Mike Pelfrey is healthy and happy for first time in a long time

Tom Powers: Twins' Mike Pelfrey is healthy and happy for first time in a long time

Mike Pelfrey either has resided in baseball heaven or baseball hell during his tenure with the Twins. There has been no neutral turf for him.

Inside the numbers: Mike Pelfrey's resurgence

Mike Pelfrey was a nice story early in this Twins season, when he provided an unexpected boost for the Twins while taking the place of Ervin Santana in the rotation following Santana’s suspension. That cute little story, however, has morphed into something even better for the Twins: Pelfrey woke up Monday morning with the fourth-best ERA among American League starters, a cool 2.28. Considering most fans would have been pleased with a number approaching double that figure, Pelfrey’s work on the mound has been nothing short of a revelation. He threw eight shutout innings Sunday, snapping a...

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