Feltman set school record and leads NCAA in saves but not yet satisfied
TCU closer Durbin Feltman leads the nation in saves and became the school record-holder for saves in a season with 17.
Yet, he feels there’s room for improvement.
“Not the year I wanted,” Feltman said. “I always feel like I could do better.”
Feltman closed out his first 18 save chances as a Horned Frog, nine as a freshman in 2016 and nine during his first games of the 2017 season. Trouble struck when he failed to finish an April 16 game at West Virginia. Six days later against Baylor, he allowed three runs in a non-save situation and was relieved. Feltman surrendered the tying run in the ninth inning against Texas May 5. A week later, Oklahoma hit a walk-off three-run home run against him in Norman.
It’s those three blown saves against the Mountaineers, Longhorns and Sooners that leaves Feltman wanting more.
“I’m not satisfied with it,” Feltman said after batting practice at the College World Series Friday. “I love being at the top save-wise, but I really just want to execute more quality pitches. I feel like that’s been kind of down this year.”
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