• Neftali Feliz threw in the bullpen for Triple-A Round Rock on Thursday without any problems and is expected to pitch in a game at some point this weekend. Feliz, coming back from Tommy John surgery, has made three appearances on rehab assignment, but was shut down for a few days because of mild tendinitis. The Rangers are still hoping he'll be ready to return in September.
• Elvis Presley passed away on Aug. 16, 1977. Elvis Andrus went into Friday with multi-hit efforts in four straight Aug. 16 games. He is 8-for-15 with two doubles and five walks on the anniversary of the King's death.
• Travis Blackley pitched three scoreless innings from Round Rock on Thursday. It was his first appearance since being acquired from the Astros earlier this week.
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