April 30, 2012
The team announced the news after Pelfrey, who is 0-0 with a
2.29 ERA in three starts this season, was examined by Dr. James
Andrews on Monday. Andrews determined that Pelfrey needed the
surgery despite the ligament only being partially torn.
The 28-year-old was 7-13 with a 4.74 ERA 33 starts last season
for the Mets. His best season came in 2010 when he went 15-9 with a
He has been on the disabled list since last Tuesday.