The Rangers haven’t had a salary arbitration hearing since 2000 and don’t plan on having one this year.
If the sides can’t work out a deal, arbitration hearings will occur Feb. 1-21.
A look at the three players:
Feliz: He made $3 million in salary last season and regained the closer role after the trade of Joakim Soria. The biggest question regarding Feliz was his recovery from Tommy John surgery. He saved 13 games last season and his velocity increased during the season. In his last appearance of 2014, he threw in the upper 90s. There is a confidence level with the Rangers that he’ll close games again. Salary projection: $4.1 million
Detwiler: The Rangers are moving Detwiler back to the rotation after he spent last season in the bullpen with the Washington Nationals. Detwiler avoided arbitration with the Nats and picked up $3 million in salary. Detwiler last started in the 2013 season and missed nearly two months due to a strained oblique and pinched nerve. He finished 2014 healthy out of the bullpen and is confident he can become the No. 3 or No. 4 starter. Salary projection: $3.3 million
Moreland: After playing in just 52 games last season due to ankle surgery, club officials have said Moreland will be ready for spring training. Moreland, who earned $2.65 million last season, was a productive player. He hit 54 home runs between 2011 and 2013 and had a career-high OPS of .789 in 2012. If Moreland returns healthy and hits for power again, he becomes the everyday DH. Salary projection: $2.8 million
Salary projections are from Matt Swartz of MLB Trade Rumors.