Matt Harrison

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 4"/240
  • Age: 30

Matt Harrison MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
50-35 4.21 668.1 408 1.40

Matt Harrison Bio

  • Full Name: Matthew Reid Harrison
  • Born: 9/16/1985 in Durham, NC
  • Draft: 2003, Atlanta Braves, 3rd rd. (97th overall)
  • High School: South Granville, Creedmoor, NC
  • Debut: July 8, 2008
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 50 35 4.21 135 103 2 668.1 408 1.40
  • Status: Disabled 60-Day

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Fantasy

Matt Harrison 2016 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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0 0 4.50 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1.50
Cumulative
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0 0 4.50 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1.50
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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0 0 4.50 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1.50
Cumulative
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0 0 4.50 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1.50

Matt Harrison News

Matt Harrison Fantasy News

April 2, 2016 at 5:00 PM ET

Phillies finalize Opening Day roster

The Phillies have finalized their Opening Day roster for the 2016 regular season.

February 17, 2016 at 6:18 PM ET

Harrison likely to miss all of 2016

Do not expect to see Matt Harrison in Phillies camp this spring, and do not expect to see him pitch at all in 2016.

Awards

Matt Harrison Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Texas AL

AL Pitcher of the Month

Month Team League
06/2012 Texas AL

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2007 Surprise AFL

AFL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
10/29/2007 Surprise AFL

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Mississippi SOU

TEX Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/19/2008 Frisco TEX

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Frisco TEX

CAR Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/30/2006 Myrtle Beach CAR

CAR Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Myrtle Beach CAR

SAL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/08/2005 Rome SAL
08/14/2005 Rome SAL

Matt Harrison Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2011 3.39 15th in AL
2012 3.29 7th in AL

Wins

Season W Rank
2011 14 13th in AL
2012 18 3rd in AL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
2011 .609 13th in AL
2012 .621 9th in AL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
2011 1.28 21st in AL
2012 1.26 23rd in AL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2011 .257 18th in AL
2012 .258 17th in AL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2012 32 10th in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2008 1 16th in AL
2009 2 9th in AL
2012 4 3rd in AL

Shutouts

Season SHO Rank
2008 1 9th in AL
2009 1 7th in AL
2012 2 3rd in AL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2012 213.1 7th in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2012 2.25 25th in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2012 59 17th in AL

Hits

Season H Rank
2012 210 6th in AL

Matt Harrison Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 2, 2016 Philadelphia Phillies placed LHP Matt Harrison on the 60-day disabled list. Back injury
November 2, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies activated LHP Matt Harrison from the 60-day disabled list.
September 1, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies transferred LHP Matt Harrison from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Lower back inflammation
July 31, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies traded LHP Cole Hamels, LHP Jake Diekman and cash to Texas Rangers for Matt Harrison, C Jorge Alfaro, RHP Jerad Eickhoff, OF Nick Williams, RHP Alec Asher and RHP Jake Thompson.
July 31, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies placed LHP Matt Harrison on the 15-day disabled list. Lower back inflammation
July 4, 2015 Texas Rangers activated LHP Matt Harrison from the 60-day disabled list.
July 1, 2015 Texas Rangers sent LHP Matt Harrison on a rehab assignment to Round Rock Express.
June 22, 2015 Texas Rangers sent LHP Matt Harrison on a rehab assignment to Frisco RoughRiders.
June 3, 2015 Texas Rangers sent LHP Matt Harrison on a rehab assignment to Round Rock Express.
April 9, 2015 Texas Rangers transferred LHP Matt Harrison from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from June 2014 spinal fusion surgery
April 5, 2015 Texas Rangers placed LHP Matt Harrison on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2015. Recovering from June 2014 spinal fusion surgery
November 3, 2014 Texas Rangers activated LHP Matt Harrison from the 60-day disabled list.
June 10, 2014 Texas Rangers transferred LHP Matt Harrison from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
May 14, 2014 Texas Rangers placed LHP Matt Harrison on the 15-day disabled list. Lower Back Inflammation
April 27, 2014 Texas Rangers activated LHP Matt Harrison from the 15-day disabled list.
April 3, 2014 Texas Rangers sent LHP Matt Harrison on a rehab assignment to Frisco RoughRiders.
March 30, 2014 Texas Rangers placed LHP Matt Harrison on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 29, 2014. Recovering from May 2013 back surgery
November 4, 2013 Texas Rangers activated LHP Matt Harrison from the 60-day disabled list.
August 8, 2013 Texas Rangers sent LHP Matt Harrison on a rehab assignment to Round Rock Express.
July 31, 2013 Texas Rangers sent LHP Matt Harrison on a rehab assignment to Frisco RoughRiders.
May 25, 2013 Texas Rangers transferred LHP Matt Harrison from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Lower back strain.
April 10, 2013 Texas Rangers placed LHP Matt Harrison on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 7, 2013. Lower back strain.
November 2, 2010 Texas Rangers activated LHP Matt Harrison.
October 6, 2010 Texas Rangers reassigned LHP Matt Harrison to the minor leagues.
July 10, 2010 Texas Rangers recalled Matt Harrison from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
June 30, 2010 Texas Rangers optioned Matt Harrison to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 29, 2010 Matt Harrison roster status changed by Texas Rangers.
May 24, 2010 sent LHP Matt Harrison on a rehab assignment to Frisco RoughRiders.
May 12, 2010 Texas Rangers placed LHP Matt Harrison on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 7, 2010. Left biceps tendinitis.
November 13, 2009 Texas Rangers activated LHP Matt Harrison from the 60-day disabled list.
August 2, 2009 Texas Rangers transferred LHP Matt Harrison from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
July 22, 2009 sent LHP Matt Harrison on a rehab assignment to Frisco RoughRiders.
June 28, 2009 Texas Rangers placed LHP Matt Harrison on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 24, 2009. Left shoulder inflammation.
June 17, 2009 Texas Rangers activated LHP Matt Harrison from the 15-day disabled list.
June 6, 2009 Texas Rangers sent LHP Matt Harrison on a rehab assignment to Frisco RoughRiders.
May 29, 2009 Texas Rangers placed LHP Matt Harrison on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 26, 2009. Left shoulder inflammation.

Matthew Reid Harrison Bio Info

Matthew Reid Harrison… Married Meghan Rodgers (12/13/08); one daughter, Addie Grace (12/14/11), and one son, Easten Reid (9/29/14)… 2003 graduate of South Granville High School (NC)… Funded improvements to the weight room at his alma mater and purchased field equipment and a new batting cage for Granville Central High School (NC)… Received the 2014 Harold McKinney Good Guy Award from the Dallas-Fort Worth BBWAA chapter… Underwrote travel costs for the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team game in Southlake in January 2015; also donated gift bags and attended the game… Donated funds to Johnathan's Place in Dallas and has been involved with United Concordia Mission Arlington… Signed by: Bill Best.

2015

Began the season on the DL while recovering from spinal fusion surgery...Activated on 7/4...Pitched 6.0 scoreless innings, 7/21 at COL...Was traded to the Phillies on 7/31 and placed on the DL the same day with lower back inflammation; missed the remainder of the season

2014

After a spring training setback in his attempt to return from back surgery, Harrison went 1-1 with a 4.15 ERA (8 ER/17.1 IP) in 4 starts for Texas before additional back issues forced him into another season-ending surgery...went 1-0, 1.69 (3 ER/16.0 IP) in 3 official rehab starts with Frisco (AA) before joining Rangers, and also pitched 2.0 innings in Frisco's 4/3 rainout...posted quality start in his Rangers return on 4/27 at SEA (6.0 IP, 2 R-ER), but took a no decision despite leading 5-2 when he left the game...earned win 5/8 vs. COL with 5.1 SHO IP, his first ML victory since 9/27/12 vs. OAK...saw diminished velocity in 2nd inning of his final start on 5/13 at HOU, making an early exit in what would be his final outing of the year.

2013

Started the Rangers' first and 5th games, going 0-2 with an 8.44 ERA (10 ER/10.2 IP) in 2 starts … allowed 5 earned runs in both contests…took loss in MLB season opener on March 31 at HOU…retired first 9 batters faced in order, then permitted 2 runs in each of the 4th, 5th, and 6th innings…was the 5th different Opening Day starter for Texas in the last 5 years, following Colby Lewis (2012), C.J. Wilson (2011), Scott Feldman (2010), and Kevin Millwood (2009)…became first Opening Day starter to make just 1-or-2 starts all season since Arizona's Brandon Webb in 2009…Webb's last career MLB outing came in the D-Backs' 2009 opener vs. COL (April 6).

2012 Won the 3rd most games in the American League at 18 and tied for 3rd in complete games (4) and shutouts (2)...also ranked among the league leaders in ERA (7th, 3.29), innings (7th, 213.1), quality starts (T8th, 20), and winning percentage (9th, .621)...led the Rangers in all of those categories as well as starts (32) and placed 3rd in strikeouts (133), all career highs... tied for the ML lead with 29 decisions (18-11)...was just the 2nd pitcher in Rangers history with 18 wins and a sub-3.30 ERA in a season, joining Fergie Jenkins (1974 and 1978)...captured his 1st Rangers Pitcher of the Year Award...Won his 1st 3 starts, issuing 4 runs in 21.2 innings...went 1-3, 8.10 (24 ER/26.2 IP) over next 5 starts, lifting ERA to 5.21 through May 17...was 7-0, 1.42 (9 ER/57.0 IP) in his next 8 outings...matched longest overall career win streak (Sept. 4, 2011-April 21, 2012) and the longest single-season streak by a Ranger since Tommy Hunter, 8 straight from June 5-July 25, 2010... only Rogers had a longer win streak by a left-hander in Rangers history (9-game in 2005, 8-game in 2004)...was one of just 6 A.L. pitchers with a minimum 7-game win streak in 2012... streak ended with a loss at CWS on July 5...overall, went 8-1, 1.34 (11 ER/74.0 IP) over 9 starts, May 22-July 15 to drop ERA to 2.87...went 3-5, 4.45 (28 ER/56.2 IP) in next 9 starts...beginning Sept. 11 was 3-2, 2.88 (11 ER/34.1 IP) in last 5 games. 2011 Harrison spent the entire season in the starting rotation for the first time in his major league career...ranked among the top 16 A.L. qualifiers in wins (T13th, 14), quality starts (T14th, 20), and ERA (15th, 3.39/5th-best for LHP)...ranked among Texas leaders in ERA (2nd), quality starts (2nd), wins (T3rd), starts (4th, 30), innings (4th, 185.2), and strikeouts (4th, 126), all of which were career highs...permitted one or zero HR in 28 of 30 starts with team-best 0.63 HR per 9 inn. ranking 4th-best in A.L....had a 2.21 SO/BB ratio after entering year with a 1.31 career SO/BB figure... had a total of 11 quality starts in his first 32 career outings from 2008-10. 2010 After missing final 14 weeks of 2009 (Thoracic Outlet Syndrome), Harrison was the only carry-over from the previous year's season-opening rotation ... went 3-2, 4.71 (41 ER/78.1 IP) in 37 games/6 starts ... broke camp as club's no. 5 starter for a 2nd straight campaign and made 6 starts before spending just over 2 weeks on the disabled list with left biceps tendinitis (May 7-28) ... joined Texas bullpen upon his return and pitched in relief for remainder of season ... marked his first major league action as a reliever after 32 consecutive starts to begin career...was not on any postseason roster for Texas ... also appeared in 3 minors games, 2 on rehab assignment ... posted the highest single-game pitch counts on the staff as both a starter and reliever ... had 127 pitches on May 1 at Seattle (6.0 IP), most by a Texas pitcher since knuckleballer R.A. Dickey tossed 131 pitches on May 2, 2004 vs. Boston ... threw 80 pitches in a 4.0-inning relief win on July 19 at Detroit, most by a Texas reliever since Dustin Nippert on Aug. 8, 2008 at Baltimore (91 pitches, 4.0 IP). 2009 Despite making only 11 starts, was second on the staff in complete games (2), tied for ninth in A.L., and had one of team's three CG SHO...opponents batted .316, .210 (13-62) by LHB and .351 (68-194) by RHB...worked at least 5.0 innings in 9-of-11 starts...opened the season in the Rangers rotation and was 0-2, 9.20 (15 ER/14.2 IP) in his first 3 outings... won his next 4 starts from April 27-May 14 with a 1.80 ERA (6 ER/30.0 IP) and 18 strikeouts... went 0-3, 10.61 (22 ER/18.2 IP) over final 4 starts...was placed on the 15-day DL on May 29 (retroactive to May 26) with left shoulder inflammation...made 2 rehab starts with Frisco, June 6 vs. Northwest Arkansas and June 11, allowing 2 runs in 7.0 innings...was activated on June 17 but made just 2 more starts (10 ER/8.2 IP) before returning to DL on June 28 (retroactive to June 24)...last outing with the Rangers was loss on June 23 at Arizona (7 ER/3.2 IP)...made rehab start for Frisco on July 22 vs. San Antonio (1 ER/2.0 IP) but continued to feel pain...was diagnosed with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome on July 24, and Dr. Greg Pearl performed surgery to remove a rib and alleviate the condition on July 27...pitched for Surprise Rafters in Arizona Fall League, going 1-2, 5.00 (5 ER/9.0 IP) in 5 games/4 starts...worked 6.0 scoreless innings in final 2 outings. 2008 Went 9-3 with a 5.49 ERA (51 ER/83.2 IP) in 15 games/starts for Texas in his major league debut... ranked among A.L. rookie leaders in wins (T5th), starts (T9th) and ERA (10th)...his win total was T5th-most among A.L. rookies...was the only pitcher in the major leagues to be 5-or-more games above .500 despite an ERA of at least 5.00...ranked among Texas team leaders in wins (T2nd), starts (4th), quality starts (4th, 6), and innings (6th) despite not making his big league debut until July 8...only Rangers with as many wins as Harrison were club's no. 1 and 2 starters on Opening Day, Kevin Millwood (9) and Vicente Padilla (12)...with 4 wins in Aug., matched a club record for most victories by a rookie in a single month (also R.A. Dickey, Aug. 2003 & Colby Lewis, Sept. 2003)...had a 4-game win streak to end the year, 2nd-longest among all Rangers pitchers for the season...had a team-high average of 9.25 runs of support per 9 innings, easily the highest among any major league pitcher with 30.0 innings or more this season...Texas scored at least 12 runs in 5 of Harrison's 15 starts...opponents batted .300 (100-333), .310 (27-87) by lefties and .297 (73-246) by right-handers... went 5-2, 5.94 (35 ER/53.0 IP) in 10 games/starts in Arlington and 4-1, 4.70 (16 ER/30.2 IP) in 5 games/starts on the road...won all 4 starts against A.L. East clubs, 4-0, 4.26 (12 ER/25.1 IP)...no other Texas pitcher had more than 2 wins against the East...in fact, was one of just 8 non-division pitchers with at least 4 wins against the East...won all 3 starts against Oakland, including his shutout...recalled from Oklahoma (AAA) on July 8 and won his major league debut that night against the Angels at Rangers Ballpark (2 ER/7.0 IP)...took no decision in next start on July 13 vs. Chicago-AL, a 4-hour, 12-11 win in final game before All-Star break...took first career loss July 19 at Minnesota, first career road start, allowing 8 runs in 5.0 innings for a 14-2 Texas loss...earned 2007 Went 5-7, 3.39 in 20 starts for Mississippi (AA) in final season in Atlanta organization...was 4-2, 2.05 in 9 road starts...started season 4-0, 2.14 (8 ER/33.2 IP) in first 6 starts...was 1-6, 3.21 (22 ER/61.2 IP) in last 10 outings despite 7 quality starts in that span...tossed 1.2 scoreless innings as South Division starter in Southern League All-Star Game...was placed on the DL on July 29 with a left shoulder strain...was acquired by Texas in July 31 trade, but did not pitch for the Rangers until Arizona Fall League due to issues with throwing shoulder...went 5-0, 2.00 (6 ER/27.0 IP) in 7 games/starts for Surprise Rafters in the AFL. 2006 Was named the seventh-best prospect in the Carolina League after the 2006 season by Baseball America and named as the third-best prospect in the Braves' system...Named Mississippi (AA) Braves Pitcher of the Month for August by the Atlanta Braves organization...Named Myrtle Beach (A) Pitcher of the Year and Pitcher of the Month for May by the Braves organization...Led organization with 158.2 IP, was second with 11 wins, fifth with 3.35 ERA and tied for sixth with 114 Ks...Selected to play for the Carolina League All-Stars when they faced the California League All-Stars on 6/27...Threw one of two complete games for the M-Braves in 2006...Recorded his first career AA win on 7/15 at HVL. Threw seven shutout innings (5 H, 3 K)...Got a ND on 7/21 vs TNS. Left in the seventh after getting hit in the leg by a ball hit back up the middle...Came in 8/1 vs. CAR to relieve Kyle Davies who threw two innings on a rehab assignment. Threw five hitless, scoreless innings in a 2-1 win...Won his third game of the year and his second consecutive game on 8/7 at MTG. Threw six shutout innings in the M-Braves 2-1 win over the Biscuits...Gave up an unearned run on three hits in six innings in the M-Braves 4-2 win over HVL on 8/12. Did not factor into the decision...Got a ND 8/28 at HVL, despite giving up just three runs on six hits through seven innings. 2005 Was third in wins (12), second in shutouts (1), second in innings pitched (167.0), fifth in home runs allowed (17), second in games started (27), ninth in ERA (3.23), and third in complete games (2) in the South Atlantic League...Finished third in the Braves organization with 12 wins...Led all Braves farmhands with 167.0 innings pitched...Ranked fourth among Braves minor leaguers with a 3.23 ERA...Was second in the Braves organization behind Chuck James with 118 strikeouts. 2004 Was second in innings pitched (66.0), fourth in hits (72), fifth in earned runs (30), and first in complete games (1) in the Appalachian League. 2003 Had six starts in his 11 appearances for the GCL champions.