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Neftali Feliz

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Texas Rangers

2015 Stats

W-L

1-2

ERA

5.09

WHIP

1.75

K

15

SV

6

2015 Preseason Projections

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Feliz didnít appear until the Fourth of July after missing virtually all of 2013 and the first three months of 2014 to Tommy John surgery. The Rangers had about a month of time to get Feliz up to spee...

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2015 ADP:  173.79

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STATUS:  15-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Arm     EST. RETURN:  6/30/2015
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 225   DOB: 5/2/1988
BORN: Azua, DR   COLLEGE: None  DRAFTED: No  Show ContractHide Contract

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Neftali Feliz Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $4.125 million contract with the Rangers in January 2015, avoiding arbitration.

June 17, 2015  –  Neftali Feliz News

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Feliz (arm) allowed two hits but did not give up a run in a rehab appearance with Triple-A Round Rock on Monday.

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Neftali Feliz Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 19 R DAN 8 7 0 27.3 18 6 0 28 12 2 0 0 1.98 1.10
2007 19 A SPO 8 1 0 15.0 13 6 2 27 12 0 2 0 3.60 1.67
2008 20 A CLI 17 17 0 82.0 55 23 2 106 28 6 3 0 2.52 1.01
2008 20 AA FRI 10 10 0 45.3 34 15 1 47 23 4 3 0 2.98 1.26
2009 21 AAA OKL 25 13 0 77.3 69 30 2 75 30 4 6 0 3.49 1.28
2009 21 MAJ TEX 20 0 0 31.0 13 6 2 39 8 1 0 2 1.74 0.68
2010 22 MAJ TEX 70 0 0 69.3 43 21 5 71 18 4 3 40 3 3 2.73 0.88
2011 23 AA FRI 1 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2011 23 MAJ TEX 64 0 0 62.3 42 19 4 54 30 2 3 32 6 0 2.74 1.16
2012 24 AA FRI 2 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0.00 1.50
2012 24 AAA ROU 2 2 0 4.2 4 1 0 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 1.93 1.67
2012 24 MAJ TEX 8 7 0 42.7 28 15 5 37 23 3 1 0 0 0 3.16 1.20
2013 25 R SUR 6 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.50
2013 25 AAA ROU 6 0 0 8.2 4 0 0 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.73
2013 25 MAJ TEX 6 0 0 4.7 5 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.50
2014 26 AAA ROU 24 0 0 28.2 19 10 6 31 8 1 1 7 0 0 3.14 0.96
2014 26 MAJ TEX 30 0 0 31.7 20 7 5 21 11 2 1 13 1 0 1.99 0.98
2015 27 AAA ROU 10 0 0 11.0 15 9 1 11 4 0 1 0 0 0 7.36 1.73
2015 27 MAJ TEX 17 0 0 17.7 22 10 2 15 9 1 2 6 3 0 5.09 1.75
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3-Year Averages     14 2 0 26.3 17 7 3 20 12 1 0 4 0 0 2.39 1.10
Career  (View All)     215 7 0 259.3 173 78 23 241 101 13 10 93 2.71 1.06

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Neftali Feliz Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
May. 19 @Bos 1.3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.09 1.75
May. 16 Cle 1.0 2 3 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 L 0 1 0 5.51 1.71
May. 13 KC 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.11 1.63
May. 12 KC 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.40 1.74
May. 10 @TB 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 - 1 0 0 4.05 1.65
May. 7 @TB 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.38 1.62
May. 4 @Hou 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.76 1.76
May. 2 Oak 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.23 1.94
May. 1 Oak 0.3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 5.79 1.93
Apr. 28 Sea 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.00 1.78
Apr. 26 @LAA 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 5.63 1.88
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Days
11 Games:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
11.7 14 6 6 1 5 10 0 2 0 1-1 4 2 0 4.63 1.63

Neftali Feliz Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015445512102.308
201464877003.127
20137111000.200

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20154010410300.278
20145813413102.241
201314314000.308

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20158.00114427.882.13
201419.020811610.950.84
20132.70003100.001.13

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20159.711511502.791.45
201412.701510543.551.18
20132.00001100.002.00
Neftali Feliz Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 19 R DAN 8 7 27.3 9.22 3.95 2.33 0.00 80% 1.98 2.47 .268
2007 19 A SPO 8 1 15.0 16.20 7.20 2.25 1.20 82.6% 3.60 3.93 .418
2008 20 A CLI 17 17 82.0 11.63 3.07 3.79 0.22 74.1% 2.52 1.96 .297
2008 20 AA FRI 10 10 45.3 9.33 4.57 2.04 0.20 75% 2.98 3.07 .290
2009 21 AAA OKL 25 13 77.3 8.73 3.49 2.50 0.23 71.1% 3.49 2.88 .319
2009 21 MAJ TEX 20 0 31.0 11.32 2.32 4.88 0.58 0.73 78.9% 1.74 2.32 .185
2010 22 MAJ TEX 70 0 69.3 9.22 2.34 3.94 0.65 0.77 71.4% 96.3 MPH 2.73 3.08 .234
2011 23 AA FRI 1 1 1.0 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 -2.80 1.220
2011 23 MAJ TEX 64 0 62.3 7.80 4.33 1.80 0.58 0.77 77.9% 96.3 MPH 2.74 3.75 .238
2012 24 AA FRI 2 1 2.0 18.00 9.00 2.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.20 .379
2012 24 AAA ROU 2 2 4.2 8.57 6.43 1.33 0.00 85.7% 1.93 4.15 .338
2012 24 MAJ TEX 8 7 42.7 7.80 4.85 1.61 1.05 0.81 78.3% 94.7 MPH 3.16 4.75 .216
2013 25 R SUR 6 1 2.0 18.00 9.00 2.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.20 .379
2013 25 AAA ROU 6 0 8.2 9.88 2.20 4.50 0.00 100% 0.00 1.74 .221
2013 25 MAJ TEX 6 0 4.7 7.71 3.86 2.00 0.00 0.43 100% 93.6 MPH 0.00 3.41 .353
2014 26 AAA ROU 24 0 28.2 9.89 2.55 3.88 1.91 81% 3.14 4.72 .211
2014 26 MAJ TEX 30 0 31.7 5.97 3.13 1.91 1.42 0.60 92.3% 93.1 MPH 1.99 4.97 .180
2015 27 AAA ROU 10 0 11.0 9.00 3.27 2.75 0.82 55.6% 7.36 3.75 .412
2015 27 MAJ TEX 17 0 17.7 7.64 4.58 1.67 1.02 0.92 72.4% 93.7 MPH 5.09 4.50 .365
Today's Projections     0 0 .3 7.58 3.57 2.13 0.83 75.6% 3.18 0.71 .254
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.4 7.58 3.53 2.15 0.87 75.8% 3.18 3.95 .252
Rest Of Season     0 0 29.6 7.58 3.55 2.14 0.93 76.3% 3.18 4.04 .250
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3-Year Averages     14 2 26.3 6.84 4.10 1.67 1.03 84.6% 2.39 4.53 .205
Career     215 7 259.3 8.36 3.51 2.39 0.80 78.1% 2.71 3.70 .234

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2015 Stat Review for Neftali Feliz    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2014 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.67 K/BB
TERRIBLE
7.64 K/9
WEAK
4.58 BB/9
TERRIBLE
93.7 MPH Fastball
GOOD
1.0 HR/9
POOR
0.92 GB/FB Ratio
BALANCED
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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5.09 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.75 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.50 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.365 BABIP
HIGH
72.4% Strand Rate
LOW

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Neftali Feliz: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Feliz (arm) tossed a scoreless inning during his first rehab appearance at Triple-A Round Rock on Saturday. He surrendered a hit and a walk and struck out a batter in the 24-pitch outing.

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Feliz (arm), who is set to begin a rehab assignment Saturday, will tweak his delivery a bit in an attempt to regain some lost velocity, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Feliz (arm) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Round Rock on Saturday, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.

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Feliz (arm) was scheduled to throw a bullpen session Sunday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Feliz was placed on the disabled list Monday with an abscess under his right arm, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Feliz wasn't used in a 3-1 win over Boston on Thursday.

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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."

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2015

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2014

Feliz's expected late-July return from 2012 Tommy John surgery was delayed a bit as he didn't take the mound until early September and made just six appearances in some low-leverage spots during the final month. Joe Nathan's departure via free agency has Texas publicly announcing that 2014's closer will come from a list of internal candidates headlined by Feliz and Joakim Soria, so it appears (for the moment at least) that Feliz's days as a starter may have finally come to an end. We've been down this road before, so Feliz's role and eventual value may not be clearly determined until March.

2013

Feliz's return to the rotation lasted just seven starts and ended with him on the surgeon's table, requiring Tommy John surgery after a brief and stalled comeback attempt after being injured in mid-May. He's expected to return following the All-Star break, back in a relief role, but not closing if Joe Nathan is still healthy. Roto purgatory, in essence. He's been effective in whatever role Texas has asked him to pitch in, and a return to the rotation in 2014 could beckon (Texas is doing just that with Alexi Ogando) but his 2013 value will be limited to 25-30 largely low-value innings in a setup/late-inning relief role.

2012

Texas put a quick end to the "Rotation or closer?" question, signing Joe Nathan to a two-year contract in November and quickly announcing a return to the rotation for Feliz. He had started to show weaknesses as a closer, fanning just 54 and walking 30 in 62.1 innings, as he increasingly relied on a now mere mortal fastball. How well he's able to incorporate his secondary pitches back into his repertoire will go a long way in determining his immediate success as a starter. It seems unlikely that Texas will saddle him with anything close to 200 innings after two years as the closer, particularly with a somewhat successful run of limiting Alexi Ogando's innings down the stretch in 2011.

2011

Feliz started the year in a setup role after he struggled as a starter during spring training. It worked out just fine in the end. Feliz used a few early season implosions from Frank Francisco to latch onto the closer's role and never looked back, setting an AL record for saves by a rookie in the process. He was dominant following the All-Star break (1.42 ERA, 16 hits and five walks allowed in 31.2 innings), but there's talk again of seeing if he can transition back into the rotation this spring. C.J. Wilson's transition gives Texas a nice blueprint to follow, and a Cliff Lee-sized hole in the rotation after Lee signed with the Phillies might hasten the move.

2010

Feliz made a splash in his rookie season, allowing just 13 hits and eight walks in 31 innings, fanning 39. He struck out 13 of the first 20 batters he faced in the majors, though he faded (relatively speaking) over his final few appearances. Texas put a focus on finding right-handed setup relief this offseason (so far netting nothing more than Chris Ray) in an effort to return Feliz to the rotation. His numbers in the minors last year before his promotion (77.1 innings, 69 hits, 75:30 K:BB) were solid but not jaw-dropping. His offspeed stuff improved as the season wore on, which should help smooth his transition back into the rotation.

2009

Feliz solidified his reputation as one of baseball's best pitching prospects with 10 solid starts at Double-A Frisco after a stellar start to the year at Low-A Clinton. Just 20 years old, Feliz will likely begin the year at Double-A Frisco again, but should see ample time at Triple-A Oklahoma City this season. Working against him of course is Texas' repeated failures to develop young arms, but there's plenty to like here if he can stay healthy.