Rangers ace Yu Darvish was put on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday. Texas also put left-hander Matt Harrison, last year’s opening-day starter, on the 15-day disabled list.
Texas Rangers pitcher Matt Harrison made his first spring training game appearance, throwing one inning in a “B” game against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday.
Texas Rangers pitcher Matt Harrison joins Ben & Skin as they begin their week broadcasting live from Surprise, AZ for spring training.
Texas Rangers left-hander Matt Harrison is expected to resume throwing this week after an additional MRI and examination on his back showed no issues.
Matt Harrison concedes that he likely won’t be ready to pitch for the Texas Rangers by opening day.
The Rangers kept left-hander Matt Harrison from throwing on Tuesday because of neck stiffness. A day later, he started feeling some discomfort in his lower back.
Harrison, who last season had as many operations on his back as starts (two), said Tuesday that he feels good and is on track to be ready for spring training and the start of the season.
Rangers starter Matt Harrison underwent Thoracic Outlet Syndrome surgery on Monday in Dallas and is expected to return for Spring Training next March.
Matt Harrison was doing everything he could to get back in the Texas Rangers’ rotation for the pennant chase. Their opening day starter will have to wait until next season.
Harrison made only two starts at the beginning of the season before two operations on a herniated disk in his lower back. He had been pitching in rehab games before feeling a twinge in his elbow and numbness in his hand last week.
Rangers left-hander Matt Harrison has had a setback in his recovery, needing another operation eight days after surgery to repair a herniated disk in his lower back.
Even when the Rangers drop an 11-spot hammer on the Angels, the Rangers know where their Texas toast is buttered: “Pitching, pitching, pitching.”