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Levine: Rehabbing pitchers on schedule

Texas Rangers assistant general manager Thad Levine said Tuesday that the five pitchers in Surprise, Ariz. on rehabilitation programs "all are progressing on schedule."

Colby Lewis and Joakim Soria both threw 30-pitch live batting practice sessions Tuesday. Lewis, who is coming back from flexor pronator surgery last July, and Soria, who had Tommy John surgery last April, are getting closer to pitching in extended spring training games.

Right-hander Neftali Feliz, who had Tommy John surgery last August, is throwing from 105 feet. He is not ready to throw off a mound yet. Left-hander Martin Perez, who suffered a broken left wrist on March 4, is throwing 30-35 pitch bullpen sessions.

Right-hander Kyle McClellan, who strained a rib cage muscle during spring training, is throwing out to 120 feet as he gets closer to throwing off a mound.