Discussion

Mike Pelfrey likely out for season

Updated: April 26, 2012, 10:40 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Mets right-hander Mike Pelfrey is "99 percent" certain that he will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery, he told reporters Thursday.

An MRI revealed that Pelfrey had a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.

"It's frustrating," Pelfrey said. "I've never been hurt."

Pelfrey will visit with Dr. James Andrews on Friday, according to manager Terry Collins.

"The prognosis was not very good," Collins said.

"[The ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Lights, Cameras, Playoffs!
    The Nets get the matchup they'd been hoping for.
  • It's Not Fair!
    Mike Woodson says it's unfair to fire him after the season the Knicks had.
  • Let's Get It On
    The Rangers will face the Flyers in Round 1 of the playoffs on Thursday.
  • Smokin' Aces
    The Yankees pulled out Michael Pineda and Masahiro Tanaka to blank the Cubs.
  • Going Green
    The Jets signed ex-Titan Chris Johnson to a two-year deal worth up to $9 million.

ALSO SEE

MORE MLB HEADLINES