• Rangers recall RP Feliz, waive Saunders

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jul 5, 2014
    The Texas Rangers have recalled former closer Neftali Feliz and waived starting pitcher Joe Saunders, the team announced Friday. Feliz was optioned to Round Rock and has spent the past three months trying to work his way up to the Majors. Feliz converted 7-of-9 save opportunities with Round Rock this season, compiling a 3.14 ERA with 31 strikeouts in 24 appearances. The Rangers were hoping he could reclaim his old job during Spring Training, but his velocity was down and his mechanics were off. He was the AL Rookie of the Year in 2010, earning 40 saves to set a single-season record for saves by a rookie.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • After long journey, Feliz back in the bigs

      Former All-Star closer Neftali Feliz is back in the Majors after being called up on Friday. The Rangers needed a fresh arm in the bullpen, and Feliz was the best available at Round Rock.
      Source: MLB.com

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