Rangers fans can exhale. Neftali Feliz, who left his Cactus League start after just three innings earlier this week, had no issues completing a long-toss session on Thursday, per Evan Grant.
Neftali Feliz had no issues with his long-toss session. Plan is for a bullpen on Friday.— Evan Grant (@Evan_P_Grant) March 22, 2012
Obviously, this is great news. If Feliz' bullpen goes well on Friday, he'll likely make another Cactus League start next week.
Feliz had issues with his shoulder last year, which forced him to the disabled list, so while he's feeling fine today, there still should be some concern moving forward. Texas' innings limit that they've already imposed on Feliz certainly seems smart -- and safe.
With two weeks until Opening Day, we'll likely see a couple more starts from Feliz during Cactus League play, assuming the discomfort he felt is gone.
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