Originally written on Reading Between The Seams  |  Last updated 11/14/14

On the Disabled List

The Texas Rangers have placed their young starting pitching stud, Neftali Feliz, on the 15-day Disabled List. The Texas Rangers made an announcement via Twitter. The reason for the DL placement is said to be right elbow inflammation. The Rangers have called up right-handed pitcher, Yoshinori Tateyama.

Neftali Feliz released a tweet stating that he has no tear, just inflammation. Feliz is 3-1, with a 3.16 ERA and one complete game. From 2009-11, the Rangers used Feliz out of the bullpen. He was highly successful as a closer in 2010 and 2011, recording 72 saves in those two seasons.

Here are the released tweets:

 

The Rangers have placed @NefFeliz on the 15-day DL with right elbow inflammation & recalled pitcher @tatetatetateyan from Round Rock.

— Texas Rangers (@Rangers) May 21, 2012

 

No tear, just inflammation…gracia for the support. #Rangers

— Neftali Feliz (@NefFeliz) May 21, 2012

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