ARLINGTON, Texas Texas right-hander Scott Feldman is hoping a batting practice session Saturday will have him better prepared for his Tuesday start against Seattle.
Feldman faced Alberto Gonzalez, Craig Gentry and Brandon Snyder during his throwing session.
"Just being more consistent with my release point is what it is," said Feldman. "I was getting behind a lot of guys and walking guys. That's not the way I pitch so I've got to get back to what I do. Pitching comes down to commanding the baseball so I want to get my command as good as I can."
Feldman faced the Mariners last Wednesday in Seattle and struggled with his control. He didn't make it out of the fifth inning in the 5-3 loss as he walked five allowed five runs in 4 13 innings.
Napoli sits again
A stomach bug kept Mike Napoli out of the starting lineup for a second-consecutive day as Yorvit Torrealba started at catcher again.
Napoli is feeling better and hopes to be able to play in Sunday's series finale against Toro...