Rangers' Harrison named club's 'Good Guy Award' winner

Rangers' Harrison named club's 'Good Guy Award' winner

Rangers pitcher Matt Harrison was named winner of the 2014 Harold McKinney Good Guy Award, the club announced Wednesday.

The award is voted on by the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America, which will honor Harrison at the Dr. Pepper Texas Rangers Awards Dinner on Friday, Jan. 23, at the Dallas Omni Hotel.

Tickets for the dinner can be purchased at texasrangers.com/awards. Also honored at the event will be Adrian Beltre (Rangers 2014 Player of the Year), Yu Darvish (Pitcher of the Year), Rougned Odor (Rookie of the Year) and Robinson Chirinos (Richard Durrett Hardest Working Man).

Proceeds from the dinner benefit the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation.

Harrison has been limited to six starts the last two years due to three back surgeries. During an All-Star season in 2012, the 29-year-old left-hander went 18-11 with a 3.29 ERA and was named the Rangers' Pitcher of the Year.

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