Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 3/5/13
The two veins that pop out on Matt Harrison's forehead when his blood pressure goes up haven't been that prevalent over the last year. Having a breakout season for the Texas Rangers and then getting rewarded with a new contract would make a lot of people rest easy. The success of the 2012 season allowed Harrison to keep his emotions in check. Most of the time. "I still can get mad when Wash (Texas manager Ron Washington) takes me out," Harrison said. There wasn't much cause for that last year as Harrison went 18-11 and earned his first-ever trip to the All-Star Game. Texas rewarded the left-hander with a five-year deal in the offseason for 55 million that also includes an option for 2018. The security last year provided Harrison was nice but it certainly didn't allow the 27-year-old much time to rest. He's still got too much work to do. "I want to get back to the All-Star Game," said Harrison, who has started twice for the Rangers this spring and was sharp in his last outing ...
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