July 11 12:53 PM PT1:53 PM MT2:53 PM CT3:53 PM ET15:53 ET19:53 GMT3:53 12:53 PM MST2:53 PM EST3:23 PM VEN23:53 UAE2:53 PM CT-The Detroit Tigers have agreed to terms on a contract with Feliz, aiming to boost their shaky bullpen. Feliz joined the Tigers Saturday at Minnesota, a week after being let go by the Texas Rangers. Analysis: Feliz entered this season with a 2.53 career ERA, but he lost his job as the closer after blowing three of nine save opportunities. Feliz had 72 saves over the 2010-11 seasons, helping the Rangers reach the World Series both years.
July 4 12:19 PM PT1:19 PM MT2:19 PM CT3:19 PM ET15:19 ET19:19 GMT3:19 12:19 PM MST2:19 PM EST2:49 PM VEN23:19 UAE2:19 PM CT-Feliz has told the Texas Rangers on Friday he would not accept an outright assignment to the minor leagues, making him a free agent. Analysis: The Rangers designated the former All-Star closer for assignment after their game on July 3. They were unable to trade Feliz, and he cleared waivers. As a five-year veteran, he had the right to refuse a minor league assignment. He saved 40 games in 2010 and won the AL Rookie of the Year award. Feliz then had 32 saves the next season, helping the Rangers reach their only two World Series.
May 26 9:41 PM PT10:41 PM MT11:41 PM CT12:41 AM ET0:41 ET4:41 GMT12:41 9:41 PM MST11:41 PM EST12:11 AM VEN8:41 UAE11:41 PM CT-The Texas Rangers have activated right-handed reliever Neftali Feliz from the 15-day disabled list. Analysis: Feliz went on the DL in late May with an abscess on his right side. His rehabilitation assignment consisted of 10 relief appearances for Round Rock. He is 1-2 with 5.09 ERA in 17 games out of the bullpen.
Apr. 20 2:49 PM PT3:49 PM MT4:49 PM CT5:49 PM ET17:49 ET21:49 GMT5:49 2:49 PM MST4:49 PM EST5:19 PM VEN1:49 UAE (+1)4:49 PM CT-Feliz blew his first save of the season Sunday against Seattle. Analysis: Not only did Feliz fail to convert Sunday's save opportunity, he also threw 47 pitches - a career-high in 197 relief appearances.