The biggest issue for the Rangers has been the number of players, specifically pitchers, that have been sent to the DL or even written off for the entire season.
Texas Rangers left-hander Matt Harrison is recovering from spinal fusion surgery that could potentially end his career.
Left-handed starters Martin Perez and Matt Harrison are the latest players on a crowded disabled list. The Rangers have 13 players on the disabled list, easily the most in the majors.
Thad Levine calls in to the Ben and Skin Show to discuss the Martin Perez and Matt Harrison injury news.
The Rangers have put left-handers Matt Harrison and Martin Perez on the disabled list, and could be without both starters for an extended period.
Matt Harrison pitched just 1 2-3 innings in an 8-0 loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday night before leaving with back stiffness, leaving his status uncertain.
Rangers starter Matt Harrison has left Tuesday night’s game against the Houston Astros in the second inning with back stiffness.
Texas has beat up on Houston over the years, going 39-8 in the series since 2009. The Rangers have won 20 of 23 at Minute Maid Park, including 10 in a row by a 61-27 margin.
Matt Harrison combined with four relievers on a five-hitter, and the Rangers won 5-0 on Thursday after being overwhelmed by the Rockies in the previous three games.
Harrison, pitching for the first time since April 6, 2013, threw six strong innings before Seattle’s Kyle Seager hit two late home runs to lead the Mariners to a 6-5 win Sunday.
The Rangers activated left-hander Matt Harrison from the disabled list to start against the Mariners on Sunday, his first major league appearance since April 6, 2013.
Matt Harrison says his second minor league rehab start was a step in the right direction as he tries to work his way back into the Texas Rangers’ rotation.