Texas Rangers

Profar, Feliz report progress

Jurickson Profar is swinging the bat with no pain in his right shoulder, and Neftali Feliz is pitching with no tightness in his right shoulder.

Profar had been shut down from swinging the bat, but resumed a couple days ago. He said it has gone well and is expected to begin a throwing program early next week.

Feliz, meanwhile, felt better about his shoulder during a five-minute live batting practice Friday and is scheduled to throw again today.

Feliz is also working on a mechanical adjustment to try and avoid tipping his changeup. He is going to keep his glove more at belt-level rather than lifting it chest-high as he looks in for a sign.

Feliz said he would open his glove a little bit last year, which signaled to batters a changeup was coming.


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