Jul 11, 2012, 11:29 AM EST
Neftali Feliz will take a big step in his recovery from elbow problems by beginning a minor-league rehab assignment Sunday at Triple-A.
Richard Durrett of ESPN Dallas reports that, if everything goes well, Feliz is also scheduled to pitch for Round Rock next Wednesday.
Because the Rangers have committed to bringing Feliz back as a starter his rehab assignment will take longer as he builds up the necessary arm strength to throw five-plus innings after sitting out the past two months.
- Blue Jays sign Dayan Viciedo to a minor league deal 8
- Chris Sale will be sidelined for three weeks with foot fracture 11
- Aramis Ramirez says 2015 will be his last year 32
- Francisco Rodriguez re-signs with the Brewers 9
- If addiction is an illness — and it is — Josh Hamilton shouldn’t be suspended 305
- Pirates open to massive extension for Andrew McCutchen 18
- Report: Josh Hamilton had a relapse this offseason that “involved at least cocaine” 86
- Yankees don’t plan on having to pay A-Rod’s $30 million in home run milestone bonuses 52
- If addiction is an illness — and it is — Josh Hamilton shouldn’t be suspended (305)
- San Francisco — and all of California — will consider a smokeless tobacco ban that includes MLB parks (131)
- Brian Sabean says that California taxes are a hindrance to the Giants signing free agents (102)
- Ichiro is happy to be away from Joe Girardi (88)
- Report: Josh Hamilton had a relapse this offseason that “involved at least cocaine” (86)