Neftali Feliz News Archive
Feliz wasn't used in a 3-1 win over Boston on Thursday.
Feliz said Tuesday that he's not focusing on disappointment after manager Jeff Banister changed the structure of the Rangers' bullpen, the Dallas Morning News reports. "I'm going to work every day to be more consistent; that's my mentality," Feliz said. "I understand why they did this. Everybody has to be ready to pitch in different situations. I'm fine. I just want to do whatever I can to help the team win the game."
Feliz briefly warmed up in Sunday's game against the Indians before sitting down in favor of Shawn Tolleson. Rangers manager Jeff Banister said that there would be "no specific roles" in the bullpen for now, the Dallas Morning News reports.
Manager Jeff Banister offered only a mild endorsement of Feliz as the Rangers' closer after he blew his third save of the season Saturday against the Indians, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports. "We continue to evaluate everything," Banister said. "We can't stay status quo in doing some things when there has been a little bit of a pattern there. We haven't had consistent success. I'll look at where we are and who we have to face."
Feliz blew his third save of the season, allowing three runs in the ninth in the 10-8 loss to the Indians.
Feliz pitched a perfect ninth Wednesday against the Royals for his sixth save of the season.
Feliz gave up one run on two hits and a walk over one inning Tuesday against the Royals in a non-save situation.
Feliz struck out two in a perfect ninth to pick up his fourth save in Thursday's win over the Rays.
Feliz needed just 11 pitches to retire three Houston batters in picking up the save Monday.
Feliz blew a save, allowing one run on two hits while retiring just one batter as the A's came from behind to defeat Texas 7-5 on Friday night.