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Will Harris | Relief Pitcher | #36

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (32) / 8/28/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 249
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: LSU
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 9 (0) / COL
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Will Harris (shoulder) will throw another bullpen session on Friday.
This will be his third mound session after throwing on both Sunday and Wednesday. Harris may face hitters on Friday, which would put him on track to begin a rehab assignment sometime next week. When healthy, he'll work as the bridge to Ken Giles in the ninth inning. Aug 16 - 5:00 PM

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Will Harris (shoulder) threw 20-25 pitches in a bullpen session Sunday.

It was his first mound workout since he landed on the disabled list July 30 with right shoulder inflammation. Harris called it a "good first step" and said he plans to throw another bullpen session on Wednesday. He could return to the Astros' bullpen before the end of August.
Aug 13 - 12:38 PM

Will Harris (shoulder) will throw a bullpen session on Sunday.

Harris resumed throwing earlier this week and will now get some mound work under his belt. A shoulder injury has bothered the right-handed setup man off and on for the past month.
Aug 12 - 7:18 PM

Will Harris (shoulder) has resumed throwing.

Harris is traveling with the Astros on their current road trip and could soon begin mound workouts. The right-handed reliever has been on the disabled list since the end of July due to shoulder inflammation.
Aug 8 - 6:54 PM

Will Harris (shoulder) will resume a throwing program Monday.

Harris has been shut down for the last week after re-injuring his right shoulder. He'll build up his progression as tolerated before hopefully rejoining the Astros' bullpen before long.
Aug 6 - 12:39 PM

Astros placed RHP Will Harris on the 10-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.

Harris was just activated from the DL on Friday after missing a couple weeks with the same injury. Obviously that's not a good sign, and it could hasten the Astros' need for bullpen help.
Jul 30 - 10:13 AM

Astros activated RHP Will Harris from the 10-day disabled list.

Harris is ready to rejoin the bullpen after missing a couple weeks with a shoulder injury. He'll return to a setup role.
Jul 28 - 4:07 PM

Will Harris (shoulder) struck out two over a clean inning of work in a minor league rehab game with High-A Buies Creek on Wednesday.

Harris threw 15 pitches during his appearance. He could potentially rejoin the Astros' bullpen for this weekend's series against the Tigers. Right shoulder inflammation has kept him out of the fray since July 15.
Jul 26 - 7:44 PM

Will Harris (shoulder) could be activated from the disabled list late this week.

Harris will begin a rehab assignment somewhere on Wednesday and should need only one or two appearances before rejoining the Astros' bullpen. He's missed the last week and a half with inflammation in his pitching shoulder.
Jul 24 - 4:58 PM

Astros placed RHP Will Harris on the 10-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.

The 32-year-old hurler has been an integral part of the Astros' setup corps this season, compiling a 2.86 ERA, 0.95 WHIP and 39/5 K/BB ratio across 34 2/3 innings. No corresponding move has been announced yet.
Jul 15 - 12:24 AM

Will Harris worked a perfect ninth inning with two strikeouts for his second save of the season in Saturday's game against the Orioles.

Regular closer Ken Giles was not available after nailing down saves and racking up 28 pitches over the past two days. Harris has proven to be a capable late-innings pitcher, posting a respectable 2.49 ERA and 0.97 WHIP while also amassing 10 holds. He is a solid fantasy option in rotisserie formats for help in the ERA and WHIP categories.
May 27 - 11:13 PM

Will Harris notched his first save of the season in Tuesday's win over the Rangers.

With Ken Giles getting the night off having pitched the last two nights, Luke Gregerson started the ninth inning but gave up a walk and a home run before being pulled. Harris surrendered an infield single to Jonathan Lucroy but then recorded three straight outs to close things out.
May 3 - 12:19 AM

Will Harris (groin) said that he felt good after making his first spring appearance in the last eight days.

Harris initially injured his groin during an appearance on February 28. He has thrown several bullpen sessions in the interim and returned to register a 1-2-3 sixth inning against the Tigers on Wednesday. "It was good," Harris said. "Just another step in the right direction toward opening day." Barring a setback, he should be ready to rock 'n' roll come the start of the season.
Mar 8 - 5:30 PM

Will Harris (groin) will return to Grapefruit League action on Wednesday.

Harris exited an appearance last Tuesday with some groin soreness, but he's thrown off a mound a couple times since then and is feeling good. He'll be a setup man for the Astros again this season.
Mar 5 - 8:44 AM

Astros manager A.J. Hinch said Saturday that Will Harris (groin) is fine and will return to Grapefruit League action in the next couple of days.

Harris was pulled from his appearance on Tuesday due to soreness in his groin, but has thrown a pair of bullpen sessions since and appears to be good to go. He's expected to open the season in a setup capacity in front of closer Ken Giles.
Mar 4 - 10:40 AM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Evan Gattis
3Juan Centeno
4Max Stassi
1B1Yulieski Gurriel
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Carlos Correa
2Marwin Gonzalez
3B1Alex Bregman
2Colin Moran
3J.D. Davis
LF1Derek Fisher
CF1George Springer
2Jake Marisnick
RF1Josh Reddick
DH1Carlos Beltran
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Dallas Keuchel
2Lance McCullers
3Collin McHugh
4Charlie Morton
5Mike Fiers
6Brad Peacock
7Francis Martes
8Joe Musgrove
9David Paulino
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Ken Giles
2Luke Gregerson
3Chris Devenski
4Will Harris
5Tyler Clippard
6Tony Sipp
7Jandel Gustave
8James Hoyt
9Michael Feliz
10Francisco Liriano