As of today, Scott Feldman is once more a member of the Texas Rangers’ starting rotation.
Feldman started the year as the long-relief man and got a few spot starts when a wave of injuries hit the rotation in the first half--and though he struggled at first, he’s come on as of late to become one of the team’s more consistent starters. As such, general manager Jon Daniels said this week that, for now anyway, Feldman was in the rotation to stay.
In his last two starts, both victories, Feldman has gone 15 innings, surrendering 14 hits and just one run. Against Chicago on Sunday, he went eight shutout innings, walking none and striking out five on the way to a 2-0 Rangers win.
“We’re going to put the club out there that gives us the best chance to win that night, that series, that period of time,” Daniels said, per the Dallas Morning News. “Feldman’s earned the right to stay in there.”
Feldman is no stranger to the rotation of course; he won 17 games back in 2009, and was named the Rangers’ Pitcher of the Year.