Feliz Gets the Call to Arlington

Feliz Splitscreen.JPGAnother former LumberKing will be making his big-league debut.  Right-hander Neftali Feliz, whose 96-plus MPH fastball stifled Midwest League opponents for 17 starts in 2008 has joined the Texas Rangers, effective yesterday.  Feliz went 6-3 with a 2.52 ERA (23 ER in 82.0 IP) and struck out an astounding 106 batters while walking just 28, earning a trip to the Midwest League All-Star Game and an eventual promotion to double-A Frisco later that year.

Feliz replaces a fellow former LumberKing, Ian Kinsler (’04).  Read more in the article on TexasRangers.com here:  http://texas.rangers.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20090802&content_id=6214378&vkey=news_tex&fext=.jsp&c_id=tex

More to come on Feliz once he pitches.

-DL 

1 Comment

Derek and now Feliz they put on quite a show last year down here in lil ole Clinton . And i hope they both give the big state of Texas the same thrills they gave us for years to come. Go get em exkings!

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