Neftali Feliz Feeling Comfortable in Race to Be Rangers' Closer

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 Neftali Feliz Feeling Comfortable in Race to Be Rangers' Closer
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Right-hander Neftali Feliz twice hit 94 mph Thursday night during a scoreless ninth inning, and was sitting at 93 on most of his fastballs as he continues to chase the velocity he featured before having Tommy John surgery in August 2012. He also mixed in an 85-mph changeup that got a swing and miss, and his final pitch was a 78-mph slider for an inning-ending strikeout. Feliz's focus as he tries to become the Rangers' closer has been on his secondary pitches, mechanics and location down in the strike zone, and he believes the upper-90s velocity will come...

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