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  1. Neftali Feliz not concerned about velocity

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- If Texas Rangers reliever Neftali Feliz came in as the favorite to win the closer's job, he hasn't done anything the first two weeks to end the discussion. That's not to say that when March 31 comes, Feliz won't be the guy calle...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  2. Rest makes difference for Matt Harrison

    Richard Durrett

    BOSTON -- It was the final few innings of Matt Harrison's start that showed pitching coach Mike Maddux how much rest made a difference. "The velocity was there, it was just that this time there was sustainability," Maddux said. "I liked his aggres...

    Blog | September 04, 2011
  3. Matt Harrison rested and ready for start

    Richard Durrett

    BOSTON -- The last time Matt Harrison climbed on a mound for a start, it was against these same Boston Red Sox. Then, he couldn't seem to get anything going. His velocity was down a little, his command was off and his ERA was climbing. So the Rang...

    Blog | September 04, 2011
  4. Grey: Webb's velocity down, Hunter strong

    Richard Durrett

    Just got off the phone with's Jason Grey, who was at today's Rangers' extended spring game in Arizona. Some of his thoughts: * He clocked Brandon Webb at 78 to 81 mph today in Webb's first two innings (Grey had to check out another game a...

    Blog | April 30, 2011
  5. Brandon Webb throws 2 innings in Arizona

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Brandon Webb threw two innings in an extended spring game this morning in Peoria, Ariz., and had his command, though not particularly high velocity, according to's Jason Grey (who will have more on the outing on ...

    Blog | April 25, 2011
  6. Lack of command hurts Colby Lewis

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers starter Colby Lewis wasn't able to throw his fastball where he wanted in Tuesday's 15-4 loss to the Angels. His fastball velocity was down slightly and he said he left too many up in the zone. The result was four runs o...

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  7. Martin Perez goes just 3 innings in '11 debut

    Richard Durrett

    FRISCO, Texas -- Martin Perez, the Rangers' top pitching prospect according to a gaggle of ranking services, struggled with his command in his 2011 debut. Perez had good velocity on his fastball, hitting 93-96 mph on the stadium radar gun, but got...

    Blog | April 09, 2011
  8. Surprise Six: Friday camp recap

    Richard Durrett

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The Rangers fell to the Rockies, 10-3, on Friday. Derek Holland gave up eight runs on 13 hits in 4 1/3 innings, but was pleased how things felt. Holland said he was erratic at times with his fastball velocity and made some bad pi...

    Blog | March 26, 2011
  9. Who should be the Rangers' closer?

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON -- RHP Frank Francisco may not have been throwing with the same velocity he's had before, but he sure knew where every pitch was going on Tuesday. Francisco put together a 1-2-3 ninth, getting all three batters he faced in short order. H...

    Blog | April 28, 2010
  10. Rich Harden pleased with his progress

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Rich Harden has a message for Ranger fans: Don't worry about his velocity. Harden threw his fastball consistently between 89-92 mph and even touched 93 mph a few times during his 3 2/3 innings of work against the Giants on Monda...

    Blog | March 15, 2010
  11. Harden's velocity up, but it's 2-0 Giants

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- For all of you wondering about Rich Harden's velocity tonight (me included), he's been mainly between 90-92 mph, even touching 93 mph at one point on the Surprise Stadium radar gun (known, actually, to be a tick or two low). Harden...

    Blog | March 15, 2010
  12. Don't worry about Harden's velocity

    Richard Durrett

    DALLAS -- I've received plenty of emails since Rich Harden made his debut on Thursday with a fastball reported to be around 88 mph. That has some of you concerned about Harden's velocity. He clealry isn't, telling reporters yesterday that he's lea...

    Blog | March 05, 2010