Mike Pelfrey strong on extra rest

Unhappy about pitching two days late, Mets righty not ruffled by results

Updated: August 28, 2010, 8:49 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Mets right-hander Mike Pelfrey was annoyed about being given a full week between starts. He even lashed out at pitching coach Dan Warthen about being pushed out of the midweek series against the Florida Marlins, against whom the he has poor career numbers.

In the end, things worked out fine for Pelfrey.

He tossed eight scoreless innings and the Mets held on to beat the Houston Astros 2-1 on Friday night at Citi Field after Hisanori Takahashi bailed out Bobby Parnell ...

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