by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (5/9/2013) Mets reliever Pedro Feliciano has been placed on the 7-day disabled list in the minors, due to a bout with food poisoning. Feliciano has been pitching for Class A St. Lucie, trying to build up his arm strength.
Pedro Feliciano making progress
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (5/3/2013) Mets reliever Pedro Feliciano continues to pitch in Class A St. Lucie, but he is hoping to move up to another level soon. Feliciano, who has not pitched at the major-league level since 2010, has yet to allow a run in four appearances in the minors.
The team hopes to give Feliciano a month to build up his arm strength before it gives him a shot to join the majors. Feliciano joined the team's Class A affiliate April 15, so there are still a few weeks before a decision needs to be made.
Pedro Feliciano joins Class A
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (4/15/2013) ESPN.com reports Mets reliever Pedro Feliciano officially joined Class A St. Lucie on Monday.
The left-hander spent the last two weeks building up strength in his shoulder at the team's spring complex.
Pedro Feliciano not ready for game action
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (4/4/2013) Mets reliever Pedro Feliciano, who agreed to remain in the organization after not making the opening day roster, will not appear in a minor-league game anytime soon, according to ESPN.
Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen said Feliciano will continue to work at the team's spring complex to build shoulder strength. Feliciano, who is expected to pitch for Class A St. Lucie, threw in a simulated game Tuesday.
Pedro Feliciano headed to Class A
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (3/27/2013) Mets reliever Pedro Feliciano, who has accepted an assignment to the minor leagues, said he will pitch for Class A St. Lucie and not Triple-A Las Vegas. Feliciano will work on building up arm strength.
Pedro Feliciano chooses to remain with Mets
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (3/26/2013) Mets left-handed bullpen specialist Pedro Feliciano has decided to remain in the organization, Newsday reports Tuesday.
Feliciano could have opted out of the minor league deal he signed over the winter, but chose to remain with the Mets. He will start the year in the minor leagues to build strength in his surgically-repaired left shoulder.
Mets ask Pedro Feliciano to go to Triple-A
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (3/25/2013) The Mets want reliever Pedro Feliciano to go to Triple-A in order to build up his arm strength.
Feliciano, 36, has been dealing with a heart condition this spring, and has been limited to just 4 1/3 innings. Feliciano has not pitched in the majors since 2010. He’s spent the last two seasons in the Yankees’ minor-league system, but has tossed just 10 1/3 innings over the last two years.
Mets to carry two left-handed relievers
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (3/20/2013) Mets manager Terry Collins said during a radio interview Wednesday on WFAN that the team intends to carry two left-handed relievers. ESPN predicted one of the spots will go to Josh Edgin, while Pedro Feliciano, Robert Carson and Scott Rice vie for the other left-handed role in the bullpen.
ESPN also reported this news likely means there will only be room for either Greg Burke or Jeurys Familia in the team's rotation.
Mets GM upbeat about bullpen
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (3/20/2013) The New York Post reports Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is optimistic the team's bullpen will be much better in 2013 after he has seen promising performances this spring from newcomers Brandon Lyon, LaTroy Hawkins, Scott Atchison, Greg Burke and Pedro Feliciano. The Mets' bullpen ranked 29th in the majors last season in ERA (4.65).
“I think we have a little more confidence in the bullpen than we had toward the end of spring training last year,” Alderson said. “It’s all about performance in the regular season, but it seems that we have a better assortment of veteran arms and we’ve got several pitchers from both the right and left side coming up through the system to give us a lot more depth and are competing for a spot in the bullpen, so that’s a very different situation than we had last year.”
Feliciano throws with heart monitor
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (3/5/2013) Mets reliever Pedro Feliciano, wearing a heart monitor around his neck, made his first appearance in a game since 2010 on a back field at the Marlins' spring training complex Tuesday, reports ESPN. Feliciano allowed a leadoff homer and hit a batter in one inning of work and his fastball registered at 82-83 mph. "It was better than what I expected," Feliciano said.
Feliciano to throw off mound
(3/1/2013) Mets pitcher Jose Feliciano, sidelined with a heart ailment, will throw off a mound on Friday, according to ESPN.com. Feliciano will throw with a portable heart monitor (about the size of an iphone) around his neck, with wires attached to his chest.
Feliciano says he's 'ready to go'
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (2/27/2013) Mets reliever Pedro Feliciano, who has been dealing with a heart issue and underwent more tests Wednesday, was cleared to return to baseball activity, reports ESPN, according to a tweet Feliciano sent out. That said, Mets GM Sandy Alderson had said Sunday that Feliciano would be shut down from baseball activity for two weeks to have his heart monitored. Feliciano's tweet read: "My people and fans here I am all good with test get back tom and ready to goo god bless."
Feliciano has issue with heart
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (2/23/2013) Mets reliever Pedro Feliciano is awaiting clearance to resume baseball activities after he revealed he has a small "hole" in the exterior of his heart, reports the New York Post. Feliciano, who traveled to New York for an exam, has been told the situation is not life-threatening. They said they found some little hole in my heart, Feliciano said. Ive never felt nothing in my heart, so its surprising to me.
Feliciano back with Mets
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (1/21/2013) The Mets announced Monday they signed reliever Pedro Feliciano to a minor-league deal. Feliciano, who pitched for the Mets from 2002-2010, returns to the organization after spending the last two years with the Yankees.