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Feliz, Wieters finally coming through

Updated: May 15, 2009, 11:19 AM ET
By Kevin Goldstein | Baseball Prospectus

He's baaaaaaaaaaaaaaack

Neftali Feliz, RHP, Rangers (Triple-A Oklahoma City)
Thursday's stats: 5 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 7 K
One of the most exciting pitching prospects in the game got off to one of the most troubling starts to the season, walking 16 over 19 2/3 innings and then getting skipped in his last start due to arm soreness. That time off may have been just what the doctor ordered, as the 21-year-old Dominican delivered his best start of the year, with a home run in the third his only mistake of the night.

Your daily Matt Wieters update

Matt Wieters, C, Orioles (Triple-A Norfolk)
Thursday's stats: 2-for-5, 2 HR (3), 3 R, 4 RBI, K
The subject of Wieters comes up in fan mail more than any other prospect, so when he has a big day, we'll let you know. With home runs in his first two at-bats of the game, Wieters maybe, just maybe, finally is finding his power stroke.

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