Mets not active with Pelfrey, but open

Mike Pelfrey

Mike Pelfrey

#37 SP
Minnesota Twins

2013 STATS

  • GM29
  • W5

  • L13

  • BB53

  • K101

  • ERA5.19

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Mets need to bring in two starting pitchers, including a fifth-starter type that has a low base salary.

So what about a reunion with Mike Pelfrey, who was popular in the Mets clubhouse with teammates during his first stint with the club?

Well, a team official did not rule it out, but offered no indication anything was active on that front now.

"I know he is on a long list of guys just like him," a team insider told ESPNNewYork.com.

Pelfrey was non-tendered by the Mets after earning $5.7 million in 2012.

He went 5-13 with a 5.19 ERA in 29 starts for the Minnesota Twins this past season.

Re-signing Daisuke Matsuzaka would appear another alternative for that role.