Mets' Injury News: Pedro Feliciano has hole in heart

This isn't metaphorical.  Pedro Feliciano has a actual hole in heart.  The New York Mets reliever will be sidelined indefinitely while he awaits medical clearance.  But fortunately, the issue in not life-threatening, and Feliciano will be alright.

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York says surgery is not likely as doctors do not think it will be necessary to correct the problem.  Feliciano originally had an irregular heartbeat.  He was shut down at that point, then the hole in his heart was discovered.


Feliciano, 36, has spent his entire Major League career with the Mets.  He was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 31st round of of the 1995 draft, but he made his debut with the Mets in 2002.  Before his debut, Feliciano spent 12 seasons in the minors with numerous different teams.

In his career, Feliciano has a 3.31 ERA.  Over the last two seasons, Feliciano played in the minors.  He last pitched in the Majors in 2010 and had 3.30 ERA.


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