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On Monday, Texas Rangers LHP Matt Harrison received some good news regarding the stiff back and neck that had been bothering him the last few days. It turns out, a mattress that was described as “too soft” was the culprit of Harrison’s pain. Although the injury appears to be minor, the left-hander is expected to miss the first...
Texas Rangers pitcher Matt Harrison burst onto the scene as a starter three years ago, compiling a 3.34 ERA and winning 32 games between the 2011 and 2012 seasons. Last year, Harrison made just two starts before needing two surgeries to repair a herniated disk in his back. He’s now in danger of not being […]
Texas Rangers pitcher Matt Harrison is encouraged by how his back feels, but does not expect to be ready for the first series of the regular season against the Philadelphia Phillies.
"I'm probably 10 days behind," Harrison said. "Hopefully, I can get back for the second or third series of the year."
Harrison blames the tightness he felt earlier in the week...
Matt Harrison concedes that he likely won't be ready to pitch for the Texas Rangers by opening day.
The left-hander, who hasn't thrown in a week because of stiffness in his neck and back, just hopes things are different from last year. He was the opening day starter then, but made only one more start.
''Kind of trade-off from last year,'' Harrison said Sunday...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago
Matt Harrison has been shut down from baseball activities after experiencing lower back stiffness on his right side.
Harrison is scheduled to have an MRI exam Thursday. He will then return to the Dallas-Fort Worth area for further evaluation on Monday by Dr. Drew Dossett, who performed both of his back surgeries for a herniated disk last April and May.
Harrison began his throwing...
After missing most of 2013 with back and shoulder problems, Texas Rangers pitcher Matt Harrison is already having some health issues early in Spring Training. On Tuesday, we reported that neck stiffness caused Harrison to skip throwing his scheduled live batting practice session. The problem has now spread into his back says T.R. Sullivan, Rangers beat writer for MLB.com.By Keith...
Texas Rangers left-hander Matt Harrison will have an MRI after back stiffness kept him from throwing batting practice on the first day of full-squad workouts.
Harrison said Thursday he has some concerns after last season. He was the Rangers opening day starter in 2013, but made only one more start before being sidelined by two operations on a herniated disk in his back.
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21 days ago
Players on the Texas Rangers’ spring-training roster began showing up at the Surprise Recreation Campus last week to prepare for another 162-game go-round in 2014.
Missing, though, is left-hander Derek Holland, who won’t be leaving behind the friendly confines of Dr. Keith Meister’s TMI Sports Medicine facility in Arlington for another week.
That leaves one spot in the starting...
Texas Rangers left-hander Matt Harrison says he is feeling better every day.
Having Harrison healthy to start the season is even more important now for the Rangers with Derek Holland hurt.
Harrison played long toss Tuesday, a day after his latest bullpen session. Pitching coach Mike Maddux says Harrison was ''free and easy'' and bending his back during the 35-minute...
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January 21, 2014
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Texas Rangers left-hander Matt Harrison has been too busy this offseason to worry about what the club is trying to do with its pitching staff.
Being the father of a newborn daughter eats up a lot of your free time.
But Harrison, who won 14 games for the Rangers in 2011, has seen the team linked to right-hander Roy Oswalt. With the addition of Yu Darvish, Texas already has six starters...