Rangers fans can breathe easy: it appears that Neftali Feliz and his shoulder are just fine. Per Jeff Wilson, Feliz is scheduled to start on Saturday in a Cactus League game -- on three days rest, no less.
#Rangers to start Neftali Feliz on Saturday on three days' rest and Colby Lewis on Sunday in Cactus League finale.— Jeff Wilson (@JeffWilson_FWST) March 29, 2012
Well, it's a bit odd to throw Feliz out there on three days rest, especially when he did throw 68 pitches during Tuesday's minor league outing. 68 pitches isn't many for a starter, but it's certainly more than Feliz is used to throwing in an outing.
It seems a bit unnecessary to have Feliz pitch on three days rest, but Feliz and Texas' medical staff must feel confident that there's absolutely nothing wrong with his shoulder.
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