Pelfrey giving Mets reason to believe

His 0.86 ERA -- and newfound poise on the mound -- has Citi saying 'I like Mike'

Updated: April 21, 2010, 12:24 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK --- On Saturday, Mike Pelfrey picked up the save in the Mets' 20-inning win. Now, he is trying to save their season.

If the Mets are going to do anything, it could be largely because Pelfrey may finally turn into a bona fide No. 2 starter. So far this season, he has been bona fide No. 1.

"That is a dominant, dominant right-handed, pitcher," Jerry Manuel said after his team won two in a row for the first time this year.

A night after Citi Field lit up with "I like ...

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