Yanks' Pedro Feliciano advised to rehab

Updated: April 18, 2011, 4:48 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Yankees left-hander Pedro Feliciano will put off shoulder surgery for at least 1½ months.

Sidelined since spring training, Feliciano was examined Monday in Pensacola, Fla., by Dr. James Andrews, who recommended a six-week program of a shoulder strengthening.

New York said Feliciano will remain with the team during the rehabilitation process. The Yankees said last week that Feliciano has a torn capsule in his left shoulder and might need season-ending surgery.


Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press

EDITORS' PICKS

  • You're No Jeter!
    If A-Rod wants the superstar treatment Jeter received, he can fuhgettaboutit!
  • Jets In Turmoil
    Geno Smith & Co. called a players-only meeting following Sunday's loss.
  • Bums Or Bombers?
    Here's your chance to play GM. Decide which Yankees stay and which should go.
  • Clean Up The Mets
    Here's your chance to decide which Mets should stay and which should go.
  • 'Unfinished Business'
    Carmelo Anthony revealed his motivation for returning to MSG in the offseason.

ALSO SEE