Originally written January 11, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
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ARLINGTON, Texas Joakim Soria can't wait to be part of the Texas Rangers revamped bullpen. When the right-hander, who is coming off his second Tommy John surgery, is able to that remains to be seen. But Soria, who took part in the club's Fan Fest Friday, is progressing well. "It feels good," said Soria, who is long tossing from up to 120 feet right now. Soria had the surgery last April and the best guess is that he'll return sometime in June. Soria, who signed a two-year deal with a club option for 2015, said everything has gone smoothly so far. He had his first surgery on the arm when he was 19. He did the rehabbing in Mexico then and that program wasn't set up for athletes. This time the rehab program has been more regimented and Soria has a better idea of what to expect. "It's been perfect," Soria said. "Every step has been perfect." Soria saved 160 games over a five-year span for the Kansas City Royals before missing a...
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