Neftali Feliz to undergo Tommy John surgery

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Neftali Feliz’s season is over, and more than half of his 2013 is gone now too: the Rangers have announced that he’s getting Tommy John surgery.

He’s been on the DL since May with a sprained UCL, but it wasn’t getting better and he was scratched from a rehab start Sunday at Double-A Frisco because of renewed elbow discomfort.

Feliz is still just 24 and, for his career, he has a 2.67 career ERA and 201 strikeouts in 205.1 innings.  It’s a common thing to see young fireballers go down like this. But it never gets any less sad.