Journey to bigs brings Feliciano home

Rookie, 31, is on his way back to Puerto Rico, likely as Mets' starting center fielder

Updated: June 28, 2010, 9:46 AM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Jesus Feliciano is heading home a happy man.

Feliciano tied a career high with three hits in the New York Mets' 6-0 drubbing of the Minnesota Twins on Sunday afternoon. Afterward, he was getting on a plane with his teammates to fly to his native Puerto Rico, where the Mets will begin a three-game series with the Florida Marlins on Monday night.

"It's gonna be something special, wearing a big league uniform, playing in front of your country, your family and ...

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