New York Mets defeat Pittsburgh Pirates, 6-2

They were goals Mike Pelfrey set during spring training, but as recently as five weeks ago, 15 wins and 200 innings looked impossible.

The righthander's good start had ebbed into a run of bad outings. It was going to be a test to see if he could pull himself out of the funk - but with Thursday night's effort against the Pirates, Pelfrey clearly passed.

He threw seven innings of two-run ball as the Mets completed a four-game sweep of the Pirates with a 6-2 win at damp Ci...