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Monday, March 14, 2011
Neftali Feliz: I want to start

By Tim MacMahon

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Neftali Feliz has changed his mind since last week.

His goal now is to earn a job in the Rangers' starting rotation instead of return to the closer role. That's a reversal from what he said after his last outing.

Feliz, the reigning Rookie of the Year, said he changed his mind because he feels more comfortable with his cutter. He now has three secondary pitches (cutter, curveball, changeup) to complement a fastball that occasionally reaches triple digits.

More to come.