Pelfrey has compiled a 2.45 ERA through three spring starts. He has walked two batters and recorded three strikeouts in 7 1/3 innings.
In fact, Porcello began the game with three scoreless innings before Giancarlo Stanton parked a solo home run over the left-field wall to begin the bottom of the fourth inning. Porcello, who lowered his ERA from 7.20 to 5.40, struck out three.
Buchholz faced just nine batters, recording five groundouts and two flyouts. He lowered his spring ERA from 9.00 to 2.25.
Grandal was able to get through a three inning stint behind the plate Saturday without any ill effects. Manager Bud Black said Grandal could make his spring debut shortly. He's been recovering from knee issues.
Grandal hit .216/.352/.341 in 88 at-bats last year.
It's not known what was bothering Medlen, but the Mets' bench spotted the right-hander looking at his arm as he walked off the field, per ESPN.
Medlen was charged with one run on three hits in 3 2/3 innings. He struck out two. Medlen has a 2.08 ERA this spring.
"He got better the last three days. He was horse(spit) before then," manager Lloyd McClendon said, per the Tacoma News Tribune.
"That’s the hope," manager Ned Yost said. "We’ll see how he feels. He’s feeling better."