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MATT HARRISON RUMORS

Phillies 'could be in line' to collect insurance on newly acquired Matt Harrison

View image | gettyimages.com One of the players the Philadelphia Phillies recently received from the Texas Rangers, in exchange for left-hander Cole Hamels, is the often-forgotten, eight-year veteran Matt Harrison. Harrison, 29, has thrown just nine starts and 44.0 combined innings over the past three seasons due to back injuries....
Via Philliedelphia
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harrison Is Back

When Rangers lefty Matt Harrison hobbled off the mound in the second inning of a game against the Astros in May of 2014, you, like any rational observer (such as the esteemed yours truly), probably experienced the lumbar equivalent of a sympathetic pregnancy. You probably winced — and just in case the initial wince didn’t […]
Via Fangraphs
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

D-backs face returning Harrison in quest for .500

Matt Harrison has made 100 starts in his big league career, but he says No. 101 is going to feel like his debut all over again. Harrison returns to a major league mound for the first time in nearly 14 months Wednesday night for the Texas Rangers against the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks. The Rangers are hoping Harrison will be able to recapture his form of 2011-12 when he went 32...
Via Fox Sports
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Harrison Fights his way Back After Career Threatening Surgery

ARLINGTON, TX – MAY 08: Matt Harrison #54 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the Colorado Rockies in the top of the third inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on May 8, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) Matt Harrison could’ve walked away from the game of baseball and no one would have questioned him. He could have called it quits and announced...
Via The Sports Journal
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Matt Harrison undergoes risky surgery

Rangers’ pitcher Matt Harrison underwent disc fusion surgery on his back on Tuesday, according to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com. Paul F of Sports Injury Alert reported that Harrison was heading to the disabled list with a serious injury on April 15.#488838227 / gettyimages.comDr. Drew Dossett performed the surgery and Harrison will be hospitalized for the two days. Harrison 28, will...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Harrison has lumbar fusion surgery

ARLINGTON, Texas - Texas Rangers left-hander Matt Harrison said he planned to try and pitch again regardless of whether or not he opted to have lumbar fusion surgery. Now we know Harrison's comeback will come following the procedure. Harrison underwent lumbar disc fusion surgery in Dallas Tuesday. The surgery was performed by Dr. Drew Dossett and Harrison is expected to be hospitalized...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Harrison exits early with injury, Astros thump Rangers

HOUSTON - Just when it looked like things couldn't get any worse for the Texas Rangers and their banged-up pitching rotation, it does. Making his fourth start of the season, and the 100th of this career, Rangers left-hand pitcher Matt Harrison left Tuesday night's game against the Houston Astros in the second inning after throwing just 55 pitches due to experiencing back stiffness...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Harrison leaves game early with back stiffness

HOUSTON - Texas Rangers left-hand pitcher Matt Harrison left his Tuesday night start against the Houston Astros due to back stiffness. Harrison went 1 2/3 innings before being pulled in favor of right-hander Justin Germano in the second inning with the Astros leading 3-0. From the start of the game, something seemed to be off with the Rangers lefty who walked two batters in the first...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Harrison hopes Saturday start ended the rehab road

ARLINGTON, Texas - Matt Harrison is going on the road with the Texas Ranger when they begin a series in Oakland Monday. Whether or not Harrison pitches on the trip remains to be seen though, as he's slated to throw a bullpen with the club making a decision on his next start following that session. General manager Jon Daniels said Friday that Harrison would likely need two more starts...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers LHP Harrison not likely ready for opener

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. ''Only making two...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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