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Twinsights: Mike Pelfrey reflects on his limited bullpen history

FORT MYERS, Fla. --With Mike Pelfrey potentially on the verge of bowing out of the competition for the final spot in the rotation, the bullpen appears to be the next logical step in his career. Here’s what the affable right-hander said recently when asked about that possibility: “I’ve started my whole career, so obviously I want to start,” he said. “This offseason I kind of made that commitment to myself: I’m going to give everything I have. Coming off injuries, if I didn’t come out and perform this year, it might be hard for me to get a job next […] The post Twinsights: Mike...

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Twinsights: Paul Molitor downplays relief option for Mike Pelfrey, Alex Meyer

FORT MYERS, Fla. --Twins manager Paul Molitor downplayed the notion Tuesday of using either Mike Pelfrey or Alex Meyer in the bullpen should they fall short of winning the final rotation spot. “It would be tough because it would be so new,” Molitor said. “Mike, traditionally, has been a guy that takes some time to get ready, and it would be a big transition for him to get up and throw 12 pitches and come into the ball game. Especially coming off an injury.” Pelfrey underwent surgery last June to decompress a nerve in his throwing elbow. However, he was […] The post Twinsights: Paul...

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MIN@CLE: Pelfrey allows one run, fans seven Indians

5/5/13: Mike Pelfrey tosses six solid frames, allowing one run on four hits and one walk with seven strikeouts against the Indians Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January 19

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5/5/13: Pelfrey earns his third win, Plouffe homers

Daily Recap: Mike Pelfrey earned his third win of the season and Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run homer to lift the Twins past the Indians, 4-2 Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on Ja