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Pelfrey falls victim to umps, Reds

Fifth-inning reversal leads to another bad night for right-hander

Updated: July 6, 2010, 9:39 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Mike Pelfrey lost his cool on a hot Monday night. He also had one of his worst outings of the season. The Cincinnati Reds scored six runs in the fifth inning off Pelfrey -- five of which came with two outs -- and the New York Mets' comeback ran out of gas in the late innings of an 8-6 loss at Citi Field.

For Pelfrey, keeping his feelings in check and keeping opponents off the scoreboard often go hand-in-hand. So when he couldn't shake off his frustration with the umpires ...

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