SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Scott Feldman appears to be a sure bet for a spot in the Texas Rangers' rotation. This time, he pitched as if he deserved it.
Feldman retired all six batters he faced in his second spring start, after failing to get out of the second inning of his first one, and the Rangers beat the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Thursday.
"Everything was a little better today. My command obviously was better," Feldman said. "It was nice to go out and just regain the feel a little bit."
Rangers left-handed reliever C.J. Wilson left with a swollen left index finger after facing only one batter.
Assistant general manager Thad Levine said an X-ray showed nothing broken, but that team doctors still needed to evaluate that. He expected an update Friday.
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