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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 ...

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