|Apr. 10 9:47 AM PT10:47 AM MT11:47 AM CT12:47 PM ET12:47 ET16:47 GMT0:47 CST9:47 AM MST11:47 AM EST12:17 PM VEN20:47 UAE11:47 AM CT-Harrison has been put on the 15-day disabled list because of soreness in his lower back. The Rangers made the move Wednesday before the finale of their series against Tampa Bay.
Analysis: Harrison (0-2, 8.44 ERA) has been dealing with the issue for a couple of weeks. The DL move is retroactive to Saturday, when the left-hander gave up a pair of two-run home runs in the first inning and allowed five runs in five innings against the Los Angeles Angels.
|Apr. 9 6:26 PM PT7:26 PM MT8:26 PM CT9:26 PM ET21:26 ET1:26 GMT9:26 CST6:26 PM MST8:26 PM EST8:56 PM VEN5:26 UAE (+1)8:26 PM CT-The Texas Rangers are leaning toward skipping Harrison in the rotation Thursday as their struggling opening day starter continues to deal with a sore back.
Analysis: Harrison reported some improvement Tuesday but canceled a bullpen session. General manager Jon Daniels said the club didn't want to "compromise his arm by having him fight through it." Harrison is still scheduled to start Thursday in the series opener at Seattle.
|Apr. 8 5:44 PM PT6:44 PM MT7:44 PM CT8:44 PM ET20:44 ET0:44 GMT8:44 CST5:44 PM MST7:44 PM EST8:14 PM VEN4:44 UAE (+1)7:44 PM CT-Harrison has been dealing with lower-back soreness since exiting his last start Saturday against the Angels.
Analysis: Harrison was kept out of on-field team activities Sunday and Monday. His next schedule bullpen session is Tuesday, and the team still expects him to make his next start Thursday at Seattle.
|Apr. 1 6:08 PM PT7:08 PM MT8:08 PM CT9:08 PM ET21:08 ET1:08 GMT9:08 CST6:08 PM MST8:08 PM EST8:38 PM VEN5:08 UAE (+1)8:08 PM CT-Harrison took the loss Sunday in an 8-2 defeat at Houston.
Analysis: Harrison was tagged for six runs over 5 2-3 innings. He will try to bounce back against the Angels and Josh Hamilton this weekend.
|Mar. 22 10:55 PM PT11:55 PM MT12:55 AM CT1:55 AM ET1:55 ET5:55 GMT13:55 CST10:55 PM MST12:55 AM EST1:25 AM VEN9:55 UAE11:55 PM CT-Harrison has been named the Texas Rangers' opening day starter, and he will be followed by Yu Darvish in the rotation. Harrison will be the fourth different opening day starter in the past four seasons for the Rangers. They visit Houston in the Astros' debut as an American League team March 31. Darvish will start April 2.
Analysis: Harrison led Texas starters in wins and ERA last season, finishing 18-11 with a 3.29 ERA. Darvish was 16-9 with a 3.90 ERA and 221 strikeouts in 191 1-3 innings. Veteran right-hander Colby Lewis drew the first start last year, but won't be available until at least May while recovering from elbow surgery. The previous two opening day starters, Scott Feldman and C.J. Wilson, are no longer with the Rangers.