Mike Pelfrey's 10 wins before the All-Star break counted for absolutely nothing on Monday in Arizona, when he was battered for the fourth straight time.
After going 8-1 in his first 12 appearances in 2010, the wheels have started to fall off lately, and Pelfrey—as well as the Mets—is starting to look more vulnerable than ever before.
Every pitcher will have bad days when he can't throw a pitch for a strike or simply doesn't have the stuff to get hitters to miss, but it was painful watching Mike struggle in the heat of the desert.
How does his 1.1 inning performance rate among the other bad starts of his career? Here are the five worst performances of his young career so far. If the Mets want to continue dreaming of the playoffs, Pelfrey will have to right the ship, and quickly.