Posted March 31, 2013 on rangers.scout.com
SURPRISE, Ariz. – The Texas Rangers have had a stable of talented pitchers rehabbing at their spring training complex in recent months, including Martin Perez, Sam Stafford, and Justin Miller. Lone Star Dugout discussed those three players with Rangers rehab pitching coordinator Keith Comstock in part one of this two-part interview.
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