Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that it turns out Pedro Feliciano does not have a hole in his heart and has been cleared to resume Baseball activities but he was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition known as left ventricular noncompaction that will require him to wear a a heart monitor but should not impede his ability to pitch according to his agent Melvin Roman.
Feliciano who is ready to return to the team had this to say regarding his condition.
“I will attend to my ailment that was discovered during a routine checkup and not because of pain, but I can honestly say it will not keep me up at night. I will be on top of my condition, but it will not stop me from playing baseball.”
Roman released a statement where he says that if Feliciano’s condition was serious and experts had determined that he should not play baseball anymore that he is sure his client would not had returned to the mound.