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Rangers have to stick with Neftali Feliz

Manager Ron Washington has no choice but to keep giving ball to slumping closer

Updated: May 29, 2011, 10:35 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The manager said he's not worried about the closer.

He should be.

While Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington doesn't have many options in terms of replacing Neftali Feliz, it's clear there are problems with the 2010 AL Rookie of the Year.

First it was his shoulder, which required a trip to the 15-day disabled list. Then it was his inability to throw off-speed pitches to mix with his fastball. In fact, Feliz said his mechanics needed work.

After his ...

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