Mike Pelfrey Never Looked So Good

May 3, 2012 12:00 AM

Mike Pelfrey Never Looked So Good

" You don't know what you got 'til it's gone.

Never have the words felt more prophetic than they do right now. The loss of Mike Pelfrey has forced Mets fans to reevaluate a player that has never been much appreciated during his time on the mound.

That's hardly an unfair assessment by those who have watched Big Pelf labor his way through way too many ugly starts while spreading too few good outings into the mix over the course of his career. Now that he's gone, though, Pelfrey's brand of mediocrity suddenly looks better than an ice cream sundae on a hot summer day.

Chris Schwinden got lit up in Houston on Wednesday, the second straight time that he's served as a glorified batting practice pitcher. Schwinden was gone after allowing five runs in four innings and the Mets couldn't do a thing against Wandy Rodriguez in what turned into an 8-1 loss.

That made it a clean sweep for the Astros, winners of eight games coming into the series, and it laid bare the depressing truth about one-fifth of the Mets rotation for the rest of the season "

Click here to read the whole article

Google related News

Sunday, July 08, 2012 by NorthJersey.com

Sullivan: The elder statesman Wright kept Mets on course

What he never would say is that everyone needs to find it but him. Wright has been the eye in the center of this crazy storm, the steward, the leader, the beacon of ... While Jason Bay and Mike Pelfrey went down with injuries, while Ike Davis fought to ...

Read more
Sunday, July 08, 2012 by Kansas City Star

Kimball suggests IndyCar to go green on finishes

p><p>He instead found himself sandwiched between Mike Conway, who was on the inside, and Sebastien Bourdais on the outside, all of them trying to squeeze themselves though a narrow turn made slippery by rubber particles. ... p><p>"I'm never going to ...

Read more
Sunday, July 08, 2012 by Washington Post

Kimball suggests IndyCar go green after he finishes 2nd under yellow at Toronto

He instead found himself sandwiched between Mike Conway, who was on the inside, and Sebastien Bourdais on the outside, all of them trying to squeeze themselves though a narrow turn made slippery by rubber particles. Kimball took out ... “I'm never ...

Read more
Thursday, June 14, 2012 by Seedlings to Stars

Mike Trout: One Of The Best Seasons Ever?

Let me make one thing clear: I have no inherent bias towards Mike Trout. I am from Michigan and grew up a Tigers fan. I do not own him in a fantasy lea. ... Mike Trout will not maintain his current pace. He will hit a slump, his numbers will drop and ...

Read more