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Phillies have finally escaped from payroll hell

By the time the 2015 season has concluded, the Philadelphia Phillies will have spent over $1.1 billion on their payroll from 2009 (the year after their 2008 World Championship) through 2015. The only teams to spend more over the same time period are the Yankees, Red Sox, and thanks to a surge over the last three seasons, the Dodgers. But those three teams, along with the Tigers...
Via The Outside Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies have finally escaped from payroll hell

By the time the 2015 season has concluded, the Philadelphia Phillies will have spent over $1.1 billion on their payroll from 2009 (the year after their 2008 World Championship) through 2015. The only teams to spend more over the same time period are the Yankees, Red Sox, and thanks to a surge over the last three seasons, the Dodgers. But those three teams, along with the Tigers...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Perez Is Also Back, or Might Be

On July 24, in what amounted to my FanGraphs debut, I wrote in so many words that Matt Harrison is – and I quote – “back.” Well, he’s back, all right – back on the disabled list, not only with stiffness in the surgically repaired back that kept him sidelined for the better – or, really, worse – part of two years but also with a diagnosis of hypothyroidism. As I wrote...
Via Fangraphs
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Anything the Phillies can get from new acquisition Matt Harrison will be a bonus

View image | gettyimages.com When the Phillies made the Cole Hamels trade with the Texas Rangers, the Phillies flexed their financial muscles. With very little substance committed in 2016 (just Ryan Howard's $25 million, Cliff Lee's $12.5 million buyout) the Phillies had some cash to spend. To land better prospects...
Via Philliedelphia
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down the New Phillies Prospects

Thank goodness the Philadelphia Phillies finally had the guts to make a deal at this year’s Trade Deadline. By surrendering longtime ace Cole Hamels, bullpen lefty Jake Diekman, closer Jonathan Papelbon, and outfielder Ben Revere, the Phillies were able to bring in nine prospects, and big leaguer Matt Harrison. Overall, Ruben Amaro and company brought in a decent haul of prospects...
Via Baseball Essential
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Done Deal: Rangers officially get Hamels

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers deal for Cole Hamels is official as the left-hander was acquired along with reliever Jake Diekman and cash for Matt Harrison and five minor leaguers. Hamels is expected to arrive in Arlington Friday night and start Saturday for the Rangers vs. San Francisco. Hamels, 31, is a three-time All-Star and threw a no-hitter in his last start. Diekman...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels is getting traded to the Texas Rangers

The trade has seemingly years in the making, but it’s finally happening – the Philadelphia Phillies are trading Cole Hamels to the Texas Rangers. sources: hamels is going to the rangers. @sullivan_rangers was first in — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 30, 2015 FInal deal and its a doozy: Matt Harrison, Alec Asher, Jerad Eickhoff, Nick Williams, Jorge Alfaro & Jake...
Via The Outside Corner
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rangers to acquire Cole Hamels from the Phillies

The Texas Rangers had been one of the teams reportedly involved in trade discussions with the Philadelphia Phillies for Cole Hamels. It now appears that Texas has landed the ace pitcher. To recap: #Rangers to acquire Cole Hamels for OF Nick Williams, C Jorge Alfaro, RHP Jerad Eickhoff, and at least 1 more player. @FOXSports — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 30, 2015   While...
Via Sportsnaut
July 29, 2015  |  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

Breaking down the Rangers vs. Rockies

What went right? • The thin Colorado air appears to be just what the Texas offense needed. The Rangers scored at least seven runs in all three games in winning a series for just the second time in their last 10 series. The offense was led by the duo of Delino DeShields and Rougned Odor, who combined for 11 hits and nine runs scored. • If the Rangers are going to make up any ground...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Choo hits for the cycle as Rangers rout Rockies

DENVER (AP) -- Shin-Soo Choo hit for the cycle and Matt Harrison earned his first win in 14 months as the Texas Rangers routed the Colorado Rockies 9-0 Tuesday night. Delino DeShields had a career-high four hits and Prince Fielder homered for the Rangers, who won for only the third time in 13 games. Choo, who had three RBIs, doubled in the second inning, homered in the fourth and...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Harrison mostly 'happy' with 2015 debut, but wants to do better

Texas Rangers lefty Matt Harrison made his season debut on Wednesday, and while it didn't go well - he allowed six runs in four-plus innings - he still took positives away from the experience.That's due to the context in which he made the start. Being sidelined for as long as he has with various surgeries, including spinal fusion surgery, that he was even on a mound at all was a...
Via Fox Sports
July 10, 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

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 Arizona
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Harrison ready to start again for Texas after spinal fusion

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Matt Harrison never really knew what it would be like when he started his comeback from spinal fusion surgery. Still, the Texas Rangers left-hander never doubted that he would pitch again - and he's about to in the major leagues again. Just more than 13 months after the spinal fusion that was his third back surgery over two seasons, Harrison is back with the...
Via AP on Fox
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers activate Harrison, send Chi Chi back to minors

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Matt Harrison has been activated from the disabled list and rookie right-hander Chi Chi Gonzalez was sent back to the minors by the Texas Rangers. Also before Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Angels, Texas recalled right-hander Anthony Ranaudo from Triple-A Round Rock, the club where Gonzalez was sent. The Rangers say Harrison will start Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers activate Harrison, send Chi Chi back to minors

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Matt Harrison has been activated from the disabled list and rookie right-hander Chi Chi Gonzalez was sent back to the minors by the Texas Rangers. Also before Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Angels, Texas recalled right-hander Anthony Ranaudo from Triple-A Round Rock, the club where Gonzalez was sent. The Rangers say Harrison will start Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers designate Neftali Feliz for assignment

After Friday night’s loss to the Los Angeles Angels, the Texas Rangers designated Neftali Feliz for assignment. Feliz pitched two shutout innings in the 8-2 loss, and he is the odd man out so the Rangers can call up Matt Harrison. Harrison is scheduled to start Tuesday against the ArizonaDiamondbacks, but has to be called up by Saturday because that is the last day of his 30-day...
Via isportsweb.com
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers designate Neftali Feliz for assignment, make room for Matt Harrison

ARLINGTON, Texas –€“ Neftali Feliz, who was on the mound for the one of the signature moments in the Texas Rangers organization, has been designated for assignment by the club. The Rangers opted to DFA Feliz to make roster room for left-hander Matt Harrison, who will come off the 6o-day disabled list Saturday. The Rangers needed a spot on the 40-man roster for Harrison. Feliz...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Harrison excited to be back

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers haven't made any roster moves or officially named their Tuesday starter but all signs continue to point to Matt Harrison getting the call. The left-hander hasn't pitched in the majors since last May 13 and has only made six big-league starts since the end of 2013. Harrison, who had spinal fusion surgery last June, is excited about getting back...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 03, 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

Texas Rangers' Matt Harrison ignites brawl during rehab assignment

The Texas Rangers' Matt Harrison is trying to get back in shape for a return to the big leagues. The lefthander was on a rehab assignment with Round Rock, the Rangers' Triple A affiliate, as he tries to come back from spinal fustion surgery. On Friday night, Harrison faced four batters and did not get an out. He did, however, manage to ignite a donnybrook by hitting Matt Szczur,...
Via Fox Sports
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers trade rumors: starting pitchers edition

The Texas Rangers are in second place in the AL West only three games back of the Astros, and only half a game back of the Tampa Bay Rays for the second wild card spot entering Tuesday. With them unexpectedly so close to grabbing a playoff spot and in the middle of the hunt the trade rumors have started. The Rangers have had a weak starting pitching staff due to injuries, and may...
Via isportsweb.com
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers' Harrison feels 'great', scheduled for rehab start Wednesday

Texas Rangers left-handed starter Matt Harrison is progressing nicely in his bid to come back from three back operations that threatened to derail his promising career.As Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported on Sunday, Harrison is scheduled to make a rehab start on Wednesday with Triple-A Round Rock - a date that just so happens to be the one-year anniversary of his...
Via Fox Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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