Jun
26

Feliciano throws 25 pitches in first full bullpen session since surgery

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Via Erik Boland, forgotten left-hander Pedro Feliciano threw 25 pitches in Tampa today, his first full-mound session since having surgery to repair his rotator cuff last September. The 35-year-old still has a long way to go in his rehab and really the Yankees shouldn’t count on him to contribute anything this year. If he gets healthy in time to serve as a third lefty specialist when the rosters expand in September, great. Whatever they get is gravy, if anything.

Categories : Asides, Injuries

22 Comments»

  1. Peter North says:

    Who? Oh yeah, now I remember him.

  2. J.R. says:

    Reminds me of Damaso Marte in 09.

  3. yankeefan says:

    Its crazy he’s even in a mound he supposedly wasn’t even supposed to pitch at all dis year.

  4. I always forget this guy is on the Yankees, until there is some update about some progress or a set back, then he just disappears again.

  5. viridiana says:

    Story idea: Will Yanks ever promote Williams, Sanchez and Austin? What in the world are they waiting for?

  6. Damix says:

    Any chance we give him a minor league deal next year, or do you think we’re done with him given how this all went down?

    • Robinson Tilapia says:

      I was going to suggest a collection agency, actually. Have the repo guys come back from Pavano’s house yet?

    • Steve says:

      If he would take a minor league deal, the Yanks would gladly take him. Depends if they have the spot for him (i.e. Is Rapada still good?) though.

  7. CS Yankee says:

    Seems like its been only 9M$ ago he was throwing BP.

  8. Cofuzz says:

    Any word on draft signings Mike?

  9. Robinson Tilapia says:

    *coughbullshitcough*

  10. DJ4K&Monterowasdinero says:

    35 year old lefty?

    Still very young.

  11. YanksFanInBeantown says:

    The only way Feliciano pitches this year is if Joba somehow gives him some of his healing factor.

    He could be the Deadpool to Joba’s Wolverine

  12. MannyGeee says:

    You thought the Pavano Experience was at a “premium price”…. Felicianos $750k per batter faced this September are gonna be AWESOME!

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