Generally speaking, I'm of the notion that the loss of a starting pitcher for anything less than a couple months does not have that large an impact on a team. However, if that starting pitcher is the missing piece that can turn a rotation from being top-five in the league to number one overall, things change. Neftali Feliz has been on the disabled list since the start of...
ARLINGTON, Texas Playing catch for a baseball player doesn't seem like that big of a deal.
It was for Texas right-hander Neftali Feliz Friday.
Feliz played catch for the first time since he had Tommy John surgery last August. He was at Rangers Ballpark as part of the team's winter pitching camp.
Feliz said he was a little nervous playing catch but he's cleared...
The Texas Rangers avoided arbitration with right-hander Neftali Feliz, agreeing to a one-year deal with the right-hander.
According to a source, Feliz will get 2.9 million plus incentives in 2013.
Feliz is coming off Tommy John surgery and isnt expected to be ready to pitch for Texas until after the All-Star break.
Feliz, who will be at Rangers Ballpark Friday for a pitching...
Rangers right-hander Neftali Feliz was scratched from his scheduled rehabilitation start Sunday at Triple-A Round Rock because of discomfort in his right elbow.
Feliz will undergo further evaluation and a timetable for his return is undetermined.
Feliz has been out of the Texas rotation for two months since being diagnosed with inflammation of the ulnar collateral ligament. He...
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July 29, 2012
The Texas Rangers placed closer-turned-starter Neftali Feliz on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation Monday, three days after wildness cut short a start and cost the right-hander a win.
The Rangers replaced Feliz by recalling right-handed reliever Yoshinori Tateyama from Triple-A Round Rock.
Feliz had been scheduled to start Wednesday at Seattle. The Rangers did...
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May 21, 2012
Neftali Feliz turns 24 on Wednesday. He is still a young starting pitcher, prone to the problems that young starting pitchers encounter, and on his last day as a 23-year-old, Feliz encountered a problem he simply couldn't fix. Feliz lost command of his delivery in the third inning of the Texas Rangers' eventual 8-7 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. Feliz knew what he was...
ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers have decided to give starter Neftali Feliz some extra time between starts and he won't start again until the Rangers play in Toronto Tuesday.
Feliz started Saturday in Game 2 of a doubleheader in Detroit and will be available in the bullpen for the next few games, including Wednesday's series finale against New York.
Texas right-hander Neftali Feliz, who left his start Tuesday because of inflammation in his right shoulder, was feeling better Wednesday.
Assistant general manager Thad Levine said that Feliz received treatment on the shoulder and there was improvement in the area. The Rangers do not plan on an MRI on the shoulder at this time.
Feliz, who was scheduled to pitch four innings, left...
SURPRISE, Ariz. Texas Rangers pitcher Neftali Feliz was the picture of confusion at this time a year ago. He balked at being extended as a starter early in spring training and then tried to embrace the transition a few days later.
It was never going to work because neither side had made a full commitment to the change. Feliz had become such a dominant closer, that he had a difficult...
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APNewsNow. Joe Nathan and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a two-year contract with a club option for 2014, a move that means closer Neftali Feliz will shift to the starting rotation.
The two-time defending AL champions announced the moves on Monday.
Nathan, who turns 37 on Tuesday, missed the 2010 season following Tommy John surgery on his pitching elbow and struggled to find...
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November 21, 2011