Feliciano: Hurt feelings, not abuse
April, 4, 2011
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com
However, he said pitching coach Dan Warthen hurt his feelings by agreeing with Cashman, saying the Mets excessive use of Feliciano was the reason they chose not to re-sign the left-handed specialist after eight seasons. Feliciano pointed out that while he might have preferred to remain a Met, he chose the Yankees because they gave him a two-year deal worth $8 million, with a club option for a third year.
And he said he had a special brand of payback planned for when the Mets and Yankees meet in interleague play (May 20-22 at Yankee Stadium and July 1-3 in Flushing).
"I will show him in the Subway Series when I strike out Ike Davis," Feliciano said. "When I jump up and down on the mound I’ll be like, 'That’s for you.'''