Pelfrey-Halladay no consolation prize

No Santana 'til Sunday, but Saturday is worthy showcase for Mets-Phils series

Updated: May 1, 2010, 3:22 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

Roy Halladay. Tim Lincecum. Ubaldo Jimenez. Mike Pelfrey?

Yes, the New York Mets right-hander does belong in that group considering his April numbers: 4-0 with a 0.69 ERA and a 20th-inning save in St. Louis.

In fact, Pelfrey takes a 24-inning scoreless streak into Saturday's start in Philadelphia opposite Halladay -- making that matchup more than an attractive alternative for those who had been craving a Johan Santana-Halladay meeting. Santana instead faces ageless left-hander ...

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