Yankees’ Feliciano has rotator cuff surgery

SEATTLE – Pedro Feliciano’s two-year contract with the Yankees could end without the left-hander having thrown a regular-season pitch for the club.

The Yankees announced that Feliciano had left rotator cuff surgery on Sept. 8, following an unsuccessful attempt to rehab a torn capsule.

The procedure will threaten his 2012 season as well, and Yankees manager Joe Girardi has raised the possibility that such a serious injury at this late stage could actually end Feliciano’s career.

Feliciano, 35, signed a two-year, $8 million deal with the Yankees over the winter, crossing boroughs from the Mets.

He led the Major Leagues in relief outings in each of the last three seasons, setting a record with 266 total appearances over the three-year stretch.

  • LHP Steve Garrison has cleared waivers and was outrighted to Double-A Trenton. He was designated for assignment on Sunday to create room on the 40-man roster for catcher Austin Romine.

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