Will Harris

Will Harris #36

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 4"/225
  • Age: 31


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Will Harris 2015 Postseason Stats

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Will Harris Postseason Career Stats

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Will Harris Stats

5-5 1.90 71.0 68 0.90

Will Harris MLB Career Stats

10-10 3.28 170.1 175 1.16

Will Harris Bio

  • Full Name: William Taylor Harris
  • Born: 8/28/1984 in Houston, TX
  • Draft: 2006, Colorado Rockies, 9th rd. (258th overall)
  • College: Louisiana State
  • Debut: August 13, 2012
  • Relationship(s): brother of Clay Harris
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2015 Stats 5 5 1.90 68 0 2 71.0 68 0.90
MLB Career Stats 10 10 3.28 178 0 2 170.1 175 1.16

Will Harris Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Astros AL 485 Four-seam FB 92.32 93.00 2372.27 6.35 89.00
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.89 93.00 2212.21 6.16 90.00


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April 12, 2015 at 5:05 PM ET

Rehabbing Fields close to returning to Astros' bullpen

Astros relief pitcher Josh Fields, who started the season on the disabled list with a strained groin, could return to the club later this week. Fields threw a scoreless inning during a Minor League rehab outing Saturday at Triple-A Fresno.

March 31, 2015 at 3:28 PM ET

Thatcher makes bullpen; Fields may not be ready

Veteran left-handed reliever Joe Thatcher was told after his outing Monday night against the Blue Jays that he had made the Major League club, which would round out the Astros' bullpen had it not been for the health of right-hander Josh Fields.


Will Harris Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Colorado NL

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Season G Rank
2015 68 16th in AL


Season HLD Rank
2015 13 25th in AL

Will Harris Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 3, 2014 Houston Astros claimed RHP Will Harris off waivers from Arizona Diamondbacks.
August 18, 2014 Arizona Diamondbacks recalled RHP Will Harris from Reno Aces.
August 8, 2014 Reno Aces activated RHP Will Harris.
August 4, 2014 RHP Will Harris roster status changed by Reno Aces.
June 17, 2014 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned RHP Will Harris to Reno Aces.
June 9, 2014 Arizona Diamondbacks recalled Will Harris from Reno Aces.
April 14, 2014 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned RHP Will Harris to Reno Aces.
May 8, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks recalled Will Harris from Reno Aces.
April 6, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks claimed RHP Will Harris off waivers from Oakland Athletics.
April 6, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Will Harris to Reno Aces.
April 3, 2013 Oakland Athletics claimed Will Harris off waivers from Colorado Rockies.
April 3, 2013 Oakland Athletics optioned RHP Will Harris to Sacramento River Cats.
April 1, 2013 RHP Will Harris assigned to Tulsa Drillers.
March 29, 2013 Colorado Rockies designated Will Harris for assignment.
March 15, 2013 Colorado Rockies optioned Will Harris to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
August 11, 2012 Colorado Rockies selected the contract of Will Harris from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
July 12, 2012 Will Harris assigned to Colorado Springs Sky Sox from Tulsa Drillers.
March 30, 2012 Will Harris assigned to Tulsa Drillers from Modesto Nuts.
May 5, 2011 Will Harris assigned to Modesto Nuts from Tri-City Dust Devils.
April 4, 2011 Will Harris assigned to Tri-City Dust Devils from Tulsa Drillers.
September 24, 2009 Will Harris roster status changed by Tulsa Drillers.
June 20, 2009 Tulsa Drillers sent RHP Will Harris on a rehab assignment to Tri-City Dust Devils.
April 16, 2009 Tulsa Drillers placed RHP Will Harris on the 7-day disabled list.

William Taylor Harris Bio Info

William Taylor Harris. Married to Caroline…has a daughter, Lilly. Attended Louisiana State University from 2003-06…did not pitch until his senior season, going 1-2 with a 3.79 ERA (also played fi rst and third base)…named to the 2004 NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team after leading the Tigers with a .429 average in 7 NCAA Tournament games and a berth in the College World Series… finished his sophomore season hitting .329 with 7 home runs and 39 RBI. Brother, Clay, also played baseball at LSU (2002-05) and was in the Phillies' farm system from 2005-08…teamed with Clay on March 2, 2003 @ Long Beach to become the first brother tandem to start a game for the Tigers since Albert and Terry Belle in 1987. Graduated from Slidell (La.) High School. Signed by Damon Iannelli.


In 29 relief appearances over three stints with Arizona, was 0-3 with three holds and a 4.34 ERA (14 ER/29.0 IP)...averaged 10.86 strikeouts per 9.0 IP (35 strikeouts), up from 9.06 in 2013...began the season with Arizona, appearing in seven games before being sent down to Triple A Reno...tossed 2.0 scoreless innings on Opening Day vs. LAD in Sydney, Australia...compiled a career-high 16-game scoreless streak from Aug. 19 through the end of season (15.2 IP)…the 15.2 scoreless innings were tied for the fifth longest streak to end the season…the 16-game scoreless streak to end a season marked a new Arizona club record...was 3-2 with a save and a 0.99 ERA (5ER/45.2IP) in 43 games with Reno…led all minor league relievers (min. 40 games) in ERA at the time of his final promotion on Aug. 18.


Was 4-1 with a 2.91 ERA (17 ER in 52.2 IP) in 61 games in his first season with Arizona. Went to Spring Training with Colorado and was designated for assignment on March 29…claimed off waivers by Oakland on April 3 and by D-backs on April 6. Tied for seventh among NL rookies in appearances (also Brewers' Jim Henderson)…61 games also tied for fifth most by a D-back rookie in club history (also Doug Slaten in 2007). Recorded a 0.93 ERA (3 ER in 29.0 IP) on the road, the lowest among all NL relievers (min. 30 G) and thirdlowest in baseball…only Koji Uehara (0.74) and Tanner Scheppers (0.76) were better. Career-high 11 straight scoreless outings from June 9-July 4 (9.1 IP). Was 0-0 with a 4.63 ERA and 2 saves (6 ER in 11.2 IP) in 12 games with Triple-A Reno.

2012 Began the season at Triple-A Colorado Springs and was selected to the Major League roster on 8/11...Harris went on to make his Major League debut on 8/13 vs. MIL...in that outing he allowed three runs on two hits, one home run and one strikeout in 1.0 inning. Following his MLB debut, Harris tossed six scoreless outings, allowing three hits, no walks and seven strikeouts over 6.2 innings from 8/15-25. Earned his first Major League win 8/15 vs. MIL with 2.0 perfect innings. Had multiple strikeouts in six of his outings...finished the season with a 9.7 strikeout per 9.0 inning rate. Made 13 appearances for Triple-A Colorado Springs in his first stint in Triple-A...picked up the win in his Triple-A debut at Tacoma on 7/13 after working a perfect 10th inning of the Sox 4-3 extra inning victory. Had the lowest ERA for any Sox pitcher with 10 appearances (1.02) in his 17.2 innings of work...also had the lowest opponent batting average (.145) and WHIP (0.57)...only allowed two runs in his 17.2 ip with Sox...did not allow a run in first five appearances for the Sox (7.0 ip). 2011 In his first action since the beginning of the 2009 season, saw action in 33 games out of the High-A Modesto bullpen ... was used primarily in late relief, allowing just two runs in 10.1 ip in the eighth inning. 2010 Spent the entire season on the disabled list. 2009 Made just one appearance with Short Season Tri-City on the season, pitching just 1.0 inning. 2008 Spent the full season with High-A Modesto and led the club in relief ERA among Nuts relievers with at least 50.0 ip ... by posting a 2.77 ERA (61.2 ip, 19 er) he has now owned a sub-3.00 ERA in all three professional seasons...opponents batted .221 (51-for-231) against him with lefties at .212 (22-for-104) and righties .228 (29-for-127) ... posted a 2.28 ERA (38.1 ip, 12 er) prior to the All-Star break and a 2.70 ERA (23.1 ip, 7 er) after the break. 2007 Pitched the entire year for Low-A Asheville making 38 relief appearances ... had the lowest ERA (1.32) of any Asheville pitcher ... led all Asheville relievers in strikeouts (68), as he had more strikeouts than innings pitched (47.2) ... his 38 appearances were the fourth-most on the team ... allowed earned runs in 6 of his 38 appearances ... did not allow an earned run from 6/28-7/24, a span of 11 appearances (12.1 ip) ... struck out a season-high 6 batters in 2.0 innings of work on 7/3. 2006 Spent first professional season with Tri-City ... was unscored upon in 19 of 22 games ... earned first professional save on 7/12.