A year ago at this time, it appeared that Mike Pelfrey may take the leap to being a No. 1 or 2 starter. He had just completed a 2010 in which he went15-9 with a 3.66 ERA. With Johan Santana hurt, the Mets turned to Pelfrey.
Pelfrey did the A.J. Burnett dance, going from a No. 2 to maybe a No. 5. If his 7-13 record with a 4.74 ERA had been better, the Mets still wouldn't have made the playoffs, but they may have a few more meaningful games last summer.
Pelfrey just turned 28 on Saturday. He is two years from free agency and it seems like the perfect time for Pelfrey to right himself and put together back-to-back big years. Can he?
Question of the Day: What do you expect from Mike Pelfrey in 2012? Win/loss, ERA?