"He's better, he just needs to be consistent with his delivery," manager Ron Washington said.
"I have been working on the angle of my arm and it's been a lot better," Ogando said. "It's just about feeling comfortable throwing and I feel more comfortable over the top. There is less stress on my shoulder."
If Ogando can get the power back in his pitches and keep the ball down in the zone, he could emerge as the Rangers eighth-inning power reliever while Tanner Scheppers is in the rotation.
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