MITCH HARRIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cards reliever, Navy grad Harris invited to Fort Bragg

Mitch Harris grabbed the attention of the baseball world last year, when he became the first United States Naval Academy graduate in nearly 100 years to be promoted to the Majors. The currently injured Cardinals reliever experienced another thrill when Major League Baseball invited him to be present when the Braves and Marlins played at Fort Bragg on Sunday night.
Via Cardinals.com
23 days ago

Cards' Harris posts that he had elbow surgery

Mitch Harris has undergone "Tommy John-like" surgery, the Cardinals right-hander posted on Instagram. The 30-year-old had been having right elbow issues since Spring Training, and he was diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) last week. He hasn't pitched at all this season.
Via Cardinals.com
June 20, 2016

Cardinals send rookies to Starbucks to pick up order

By Bloguin Staff It’s easy and popular to mock the Cardinals these day, especially when it comes to the “Cardinals Way” and “Best Fans in Baseball” platitudes often associated with the team and its fanbase. But let’s give the Cards a little bit of credit for originality when it comes to rookie hazing. In recent years, the rituals of sending rookie relievers out to the...
Via The Outside Corner
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals recall Navy vet Harris on Independence Day; Greg Garcia sent down

The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to today's Independence Day game with the San Diego Padres that they have recalled right-handed pitcher and U.S. Navy Lieutenant Mitch Harris from Memphis and optioned infielder Greg Garcia to the Triple A club.   Harris, 29, appeared in 16 games for the Cardinals earlier this season (1-1, 3.63 ERA), becoming the first member of the U.S....
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals: The Mitch Harris Story Is Spent

I get it. Feel good stories are nice to have in your home town. They bring people together and lift them up. Eventually, though, they die down and become repetitive. Such is the case of St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Mitch Harris. The former Navy weapons officer waited five years to realize his dream of pitching in the big leagues and will always be known as the guy who took over for...
Via STLSportsMinute
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The American Dream: Navy grad Mitch Harris joins the Cardinals

WASHINGTON -- During his stint in the Person Gulf on a Navy carrier, Mitch Harris kept his pitching arm -- and his hopes of eventually making it to the majors -- in shape by tossing a baseball on the flight deck. "We actually had a cook ... who grew up playing baseball his whole life," Harris recalled. "He was about the only person I truly trusted to throw with, because I was scared...
Via Associated Press
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cards reportedly to call up Naval Academy grad Mitch Harris

Mitch Harris is set to make major-league history on Tuesday for the St. Louis Cardinals. According to multiple reports, the Cardinals will call up Harris, a reliever prospect, from Triple-A Memphis. That will make Harris the first Naval Academy graduate in the majors since 1921. Fittingly, he will be in the nation's capital, where the Cardinals are beginning a three-game series against...
Via FOX Sports
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

The Cardinals Have Called Up Navy Lt. Mitch Harris

One of the more welcome additions to professional sporting events the past several years has been the teams desire to honor more military personnel, both active and retired. Bringing them into the spotlight, often times before games begin, the moment gives 10K, 20K, sometimes 80K people the chance to show their support for the men and women who are/were protecting our freedom. Not...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

United States Navy Lieutenant to Major League Pitcher: Mitch Harris

Imagine for a moment that you have just completed two deployments for the Navy of the United States. Imagine giving up your baseball dream to serve your country. Imagine being deployed on the high seas, and playing catch on the flight deck of your ship just to try to recapture that feeling of being a ballplayer. This was the life of Lieutenant Mitch Harris. Drafted in the thirteenth...
Via Baseball Essential
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

The Story Of Mitch Harris

Mitch Harris will have a jersey, number 73 to be exact, hanging in a locker at Roger Dean Stadium when pitchers and catchers report for spring training next week. Harris is one of 18 non-roster invitees that have been invited to practice with the Cardinals major league team. Unlike every single one of his teammates, Harris is the only one to graduate from the United States Naval...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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