Pedro Feliciano had food-poisoning scare

April, 28, 2013
4/28/13
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It turns out that Pedro Feliciano's absence from Class A St. Lucie games was more than skipping a Florida State League road trip. Feliciano had a serious case of food poisoning, multiple people aware of the issue told ESPNNewYork.com.

Because doctors detected a heart issue with Feliciano during spring training, they were particularly concerned and hospitalized the lefty reliever.

The Mets hope to get Feliciano back on a mound this week.
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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