Tepesch exited Saturday's game against the A's after six innings with left knee soreness. He ending up taking the loss, giving up three earned runs on four hits while not issuing a walk and fanning two.
Manager Ron Washington confirmed Thursday that Feliz will have the first opportunity to close for the Rangers following Wednesday's trade of Joakim Soria, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports. "I'm going to tell [Feliz] that I'm going to give him the ball," Washington said. "I'm going to give him the chance. It is up to him to do what he needs to with it. He's got a chance. That's all you can ask for."