Last week we quoted an article from Alden Gonzalez who first reported that Mets left-handed reliever Pedro Feliciano wanted to be considered for the eighth-inning setup role. “I just want to be the setup man,” Feliciano said prior to his club’s game against the Cardinals at Roger Dean Stadium, which resulted in a 2-1 loss. “I don’t want to be the lefty specialist. … I want to be the setup man. I want to be […]
Considering he’s relied upon so heavily in the Mets’ bullpen, Pedro Feliciano was given a nice little break recently. Now, with about a week and a half remaining in Spring Training, he’ll be used rather steadily as he aims to prepare himself for what will probably be another 80-appearance season in relief for the Amazin’s. But the veteran left-hander has something else in mind. “I just want to be the setup man,” Feliciano said prior […]
The Mets tied some loose ends yesterday by agreeing to one-year deals with arbitration eligibles Jeff Francoeur, Pedro Feliciano and Sean Green. Francoeur will get $5 million dollars which is far less than some of the outrageous figures being tossed around this off season by his antagonists. Frenchy had a solid debut with the Mets despite playing the final six weeks with torn ligaments in his thumb. The just turned 26-year old, has already amassed 251 extra-base hits and […]
Through all the twists and turns the New York Mets have taken over the past four years, one factor has always remained constant. That particular factor is relief pitcher, Pedro Feliciano. Feliciano, who has been a mainstay in the Mets bullpen since his second tour of duty with the team began in 2006, has proven to be one of the most reliable relievers in the National League over the past couple of years. The 2009 […]
As we approach the final four games of the 2009 regular season, any hope of spinning a positive ending to an otherwise dreadful season is pretty much lost. Despite the writing being on the wall since mid-Summer that the Mets would not be involved in post season play for the third straight year, Mets fans clung to the hope that they would at least get a glimpse of the team’s future. However, like the stars […]
According to a report by Adam Rubin in the Daily News, Mets lefty reliever Pedro Feliciano is looking for a multi-year deal this off season as he enters his final season with the Mets. Rubin writes, Feliciano, 33, is arbitration-eligible and under the Mets’ control for the 2010 season. After that, he will be eligible for free agency. But both Mets officials and Feliciano expect to speak about a multi-year deal this winter. Either way, […]
With all the talk of the Mets plans for 2010 and beyond, few if any have mentioned the bullpen. As one of the lone bright spots for the team this season, the bullpen is going to need some attention next season. Currently, the Mets have two ex-All-Star setup men on their roster in Billy Wagner and J.J. Putz. Although, both have options for next season it is highly unlikely either will be brought back without […]
Here’s a quick question for you to consider. Who is the longest tenured Mets player currently on the 25-man roster who has not played in the majors for any other franchise during his time with the team? Although you might think the answer is Jose Reyes, he’s only been with the team since June 2003. The last person you would think of is Pedro Feliciano, but he is the correct answer. Why would anyone think […]
The Mets bullpen got off to a great start and quickly staked its claim as the best in the National League after an off-season overhaul. But as the season wore on, and the bullpen innings continued to mount, we began to see some cracks as May came to an end. Jerry Manuel was quick to take the blame for his ineffective bullpen lately, but there’s more to it than that. “What I need to do […]
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