Sat, 05 Jul 2014 12:56:26 -0700
Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan said there is a possibility that SP Mike Pelfrey (elbow) could miss the rest of the regular season. He is not expected to begin playing catch until September and it is uncertain if he will pitch again before the end of the year. Ryan added that he could see action in the instructional league to get extra work.
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:22:10 -0700
The Minnesota Twins placed SS Eduardo Nunez (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list to make room for SP Yohan Pino on the active roster. The team also moved SP Mike Pelfrey (elbow) to the 60-day disabled list.
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 20:21:24 -0700
Minnesota Twins SP Mike Pelfrey (elbow) had surgery Tuesday, June 10, on his right elbow to relieve pressure on his ulnar nerve. The recovery period is said to be anywhere from two to four months.
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 19:15:41 -0700
Minnesota Twins SP Mike Pelfrey (elbow) met with renowned Dr. James Andrews Monday, June 9, for a second opinion on his ailing right elbow. It is still uncertain if the elbow issue which has bothered him recently is an issue related to his ulnar nerve. Surgery could be an option for Pelfrey, but it will not be Tommy John, as it is not related to the ulnar collateral ligament.
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:49:27 -0700
Minnesota Twins SP Mike Pelfrey (elbow) will be examined by Dr. James Andrews Monday, June 9. The anti-inflammatory medication hasn't helped with the nerve issue in his arm.
Fantasy Tip: There's a good chance Pelfrey will be the latest on the long list of Tommy John patients this year.
Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:59:44 -0700
Minnesota Twins SP Mike Pelfrey (elbow) is taking anti-inflammatory medication for his ulnar nerve in his elbow. He'll wait two or three days before testing his arm again, and he's still expected to see Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion.
Fri, 30 May 2014 14:30:05 -0700
Updating a previous report, Minnesota Twins SP Mike Pelfrey (elbow) has no structural damage to his right throwing elbow, but there's still a chance he needs minor surgery. Tests shoved he had an irritated ulnar nerve after examinations of his shoulder showed no issues.
Fri, 30 May 2014 14:20:32 -0700
Minnesota Twins SP Mike Pelfrey (elbow) will see Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion on his elbow inflammation.
Fri, 30 May 2014 13:23:55 -0700
Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said SP Mike Pelfrey (elbow) is dealing with inflammation in his elbow, which has led to tingling in his fingers. The injury is not believed to be serious.
Wed, 28 May 2014 18:10:06 -0700
Updating a previous report, Minnesota Twins SP Mike Pelfrey (shoulder) was recalled from this minor-league rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester and flown back to Minneapolis due to shoulder soreness. He is scheduled to meet with a team doctor Wednesday, May 28.