Twins to Sign Pitcher, Mike Pelfrey
The Twins have agreed to sign right-handed starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey to a 1-year $4 Million contract with a possibility to earn another $1.5 Million in incentives. Pelfrey is coming off Tommy John surgery and is expected to be ready to return during spring training.
Pelfrey is a 29-year old 7-year veteran who pitched his entire career with the New York Mets. He has a career record of 50-54 with a 4.36 ERA. He was 0-0 with a 2.29 ERA in 3 starts in 2012.
The Twins starting rotation is taking shape but the Twins are still expected to pursue 1 more starting pitcher. The starting rotation projects to include the following; Kevin Correia, Vance Worley, Scott Diamond, and Mike Pelfrey. The 5th spot could include Kyle Gibson, Cole DeVries, Sam Deduno or others.