• My Scores
  • NFL
  • MLB
  • NHL
  • NBA
AL East Division3rd4th5th3rd
American League 10th12th11th7th

Feliciano set for MRI after disappointing throwing session

The Sports Xchange
Notes, Quotes · Feliciano set for MRI after disappointing throwing session · Roster Report

The Yankees were hoping that Pedro Feliciano would take his first step toward a return Tuesday. Instead, he's headed back to the MRI tube.

The left-hander played catch Tuesday, his first such session since March 27, but he continues to feel the same discomfort near his left rotator cuff that he has since spring training.

"It's not really pain, it's just like a pinch when I throw," Feliciano said. "That's the only thing. No pain at all. I don't feel bad, it's just that the doctor checked me and he said he wants to do another test."

Feliciano, who led the majors in total appearances over the past four seasons, signed a two-year, $8 million deal with the Yankees this winter. This is the first time the left-hander has been on the disabled list during his career.

Feliciano was hoping that Tuesday's throwing session would kick-start his rehab process, one that should take a few weeks once he's free of discomfort. But after he threw, it was clear that he was not ready to take that next step.

"He said it was similar," manager Joe Girardi said. "It's a concern, because we were hoping after these two weeks that he would be able to take the next step, then the next step. We're just not there yet."

Copyright (C) 2011 The Sports Xchange. All Rights Reserved.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
Conversation powered by Livefyre
2016 Team Leaders
AVGDidi Gregorius , SS.276
HRStarlin Castro , 2B21
RBIDidi Gregorius , SS70
OBPBrett Gardner , LF.351
SLGDidi Gregorius , SS.447
RBrett Gardner , LF80
WMasahiro Tanaka , SP14
ERAMasahiro Tanaka , SP3.07
WHIPMasahiro Tanaka , SP1.08
KMichael Pineda , SP207
SVDellin Betances , RP12

Latest Yankees Video

October 3, 2016
MLB says farewell to several prominent figures (0:38)
September 21, 2016
Can the Yankees make the playoffs?
September 16, 2016
Red Sox defeat Yankees 7-5
September 15, 2016
Yankees sign Billy Butler