SURPRISE, Ariz. – The Texas Rangers have had a stable of talented pitchers rehabbing at their spring training complex in recent months, including Matt West, David Perez, Roman Mendez, and others. Lone Star Dugout recently discussed those players with Rangers rehab pitching coordinator Keith Comstock in part two of this two-part interview.
April 12, 2013
Matt West appeared to be on the fast track to the major leagues when he entered spring training in 2012, but he went down with an elbow injury in camp and ultimately had Tommy John surgery in August. Now, West will sit out practically the entire 2013 season. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at the hard-throwing relief prospect with an in-depth scouting report.
March 6, 2013
A 48th-round pick in the 2011 MLB Draft, right-hander C.J. Edwards has broken out this season, flashing a fastball that touches 96 mph and posting a 1.48 ERA at the short-season levels. Lone Star Dugout spoke with Rangers minor league pitching coordinator Danny Clark about Edwards and a handful of other prospects in part two of this two-part interview.
August 31, 2012
Right-handed reliever Matt West recently underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, ending his 2012 campaign. Lone Star Dugout profiles West's frustrating year while talking to his pitching coaches about his injury, the surgery, and upcoming rehab process.
August 28, 2012
WILMINGTON, Del. – The High-A Myrtle Beach pitching staff currently leads the Carolina League with a cumulative 3.04 earned-run average. Lone Star Dugout caught up with Pelicans pitching coach Brad Holman to discuss Matt West, Roman Mendez, and Wilmer Font in part one of this two-part interview.
July 10, 2012