In this week’s That Thing You Missed watch the Twins pull an epic March Madness prank on Mike Pelfrey, Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg’s lack of dancing prowess go viral and what just might be the worst answer to a sports question ever.
The right-hander wasn’t sure what to say, and he didn’t exactly receive praise from his manager as the awkward call proceeded. Gardenhire’s acting was masterful as he continually frustrated his starting pitcher.
The Yankees are checking in on former Mets starter Mike Pelfrey, according to WFAN/CBS Sports baseball insider John Heyman.
John Buck kept up his powerful start with a grand slam, his fourth home run in the last four games, and the New York Mets beat the Minnesota Twins 16-5 as snowflakes fell at Target Field on Friday night.
New York will send Dickey, catcher Josh Thole and catcher Mike Nickeas to Toronto for d’Arnaud, pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard, Major League catcher John Buck and 18-year-old outfield prospect Wuilmer Becerra.
The Mets declined to offer contracts to outfielder Andres Torres, right-hander Mike Pelfrey and reliever Manny Acosta on Friday.
Mike Pelfrey may have started his last game in a Mets uniform. Then again, maybe not.
The Mets have no money, but do they have no future?
It’s clear that Johan Santana has become a question mark, a potential square in the grand circle of Sandy Alderson’s offseason puzzle.
A struggling, hurting Johan Santana was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday.
Dillon Gee got scared when team doctors told him they couldn’t feel a pulse in his right arm. Nine days later, a relieved Gee is talking about pitching for the Mets again this season.
In its news release Thursday, the team did not mention a timetable for Gee’s return – but the operation is expected to keep him off the mound for months.
The Yankees hit four home runs off Johan Santana Friday night in his first start after no-hitting the Cardinals. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, that matches the most home runs allowed by a pitcher in his first start after throwing a no-hitter or a perfect game.
The 33-year-old — who signed a Minor League deal with the Mets on March 26th — tossed six scoreless innings, allowing two hits and three walks. He struck out two and threw 50 of 87 pitches for strikes.
Plenty of no-name Mets are contributing to the Amazins’ unexpected rise toward becoming NL East contenders.