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Matt HarrisonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2015 MLB Years: 2008-2015
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-254Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew Reid Harrison
Height6-3Weight190BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 16,1985 [33.097]PlaceDurham,North Carolina
High SchoolSouth Granville (Creedmoor,NC)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (97th overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$395,000Signing ScoutsBilly BestService Time8.083 (2016)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2007-MLB-#90 ... 2007-ATL-#3
MLB DebutJuly 8,2008 [22.326]
OrganizationsTEX [8] ATL [5] Awards2Awards Voting1-2
TBC Player ID37299Retrosheet IDharrm001MLBAM ID457448
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (35.85%) -- Fastball (27.64%) -- Curveball (13.46%) -- Changeup (13.02%) -- Cutter (10.03%)
Fastball Velocity [2015] - 86.27 - [2014] - 89.07 - [2013] - 91.15 - [2012] - 91.85 - [2011] - 92.46 - [2010] - 92.72
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Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2003Gulf Coast BravesGCLRkatl-S/R17313.691165001139.040181629333001.269.230.462.087.623.67.750-
2004Danville BravesAppRkatl24ST18444.0913121100066.0723630310493001.249.820.411.366.684.90.500-
2005Rome BravesSALAatl26ST191273.23272702100167.0151656017301183201.088.140.921.626.363.93.632-
2006Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+atl26ST20843.1013130210081.0773028616600101.148.520.661.776.643.75.667-
2006Mississippi BravesSouAAatl-ST20343.6113121100077.0833631617545501.299.660.701.986.283.18.429-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01183.35262513100158.2160665912331145601.229.080.681.876.473.45.579-
2007Mississippi BravesSouAAatl26ST21573.39202000000116.21185144634782301.309.100.462.626.022.29.417-
2008Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-ST22323.33990110046.0492317314350101.379.590.592.746.852.50.600-
2008Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-ST22313.55660000038.0401515314201001.429.470.713.324.741.43.750-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0633.4315150110084.0893832628551101.399.540.643.005.891.96.667-
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex54ST22935.4915150110083.210057511231422201.5710.761.293.334.521.35.7505.10
2009Frisco RoughridersTexAAtex45ST23013.0033000009.09330470001.449.00--4.007.001.75.000-
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex54ST23456.1111110210063.0814343923340001.6411.511.283.274.831.48.4444.96
2010Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex41Rel24003.0020200113.03110040001.009.00----12.000.00--
2010Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAtex-ST24016.2311000004.09431141002.3118.692.082.088.314.00.000-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0014.9131200117.012541181001.7714.731.231.239.828.00.000-
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex54Rel24324.7137631009278.08045411039464001.529.191.154.485.291.18.6005.06
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex0ST251493.39313010000185.2180797013571266101.288.730.632.766.112.21.6093.50
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex54ST2618113.29323204200213.0210827822591332001.268.860.932.495.612.25.6214.02
2013Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-ST27011.8022000005.05110250001.409.00--3.609.002.50.000-
2013Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex-ST27019.0011000003.03431200001.679.003.006.00--0.00.000-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0024.5033000008.08541450001.509.001.134.505.631.25.000-
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex54ST27028.44220000010.214111027120001.9711.811.695.9110.121.71.0005.20
2014Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex37ST28101.69330000016.0124304101001.006.75--2.255.632.501.000-
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex54ST28114.15440000017.02088112101001.8510.380.526.235.190.83.5004.81
2015Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex38ST29007.5011000006.09550330002.0013.50--4.504.501.00--
2015Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex54ST29135.97550000028.2342119012181001.6010.67--3.775.651.50.250-
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0136.23660000034.2432624015211001.6711.16--3.895.451.40.250-
2015Texas RangersALMLBtex54ST29126.75330000016.01912123650101.5610.691.693.382.810.83.3336.07
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter50354.21135103327492666.07043373137223440815401.409.480.973.155.491.74.5881.23
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter43373.5513012197322704.071431727948172498201201.259.100.612.196.352.90.538-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter464.8613130000073.1864440529423001.5510.460.613.535.111.45.400-
AA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter12153.39535032111278.128812410515781968901.319.290.482.526.322.51.444-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter843.1013130210081.0773028616600101.148.520.661.776.643.75.667-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1273.23272702100167.0151656017301183201.088.140.921.626.363.93.632-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter753.94241861011105.01125446519826001.259.600.431.637.034.32.583-
Texas Rangers Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter50354.21135103327492666.07043373137223440815401.409.480.973.155.491.74.588-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings16124.214434102131220.023211110324771345101.409.480.973.155.491.74.5711.23
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13123.55403822111220.0222998715541556401.259.100.612.196.352.90.520-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Mississippi BravesSouAAatl-209200200010001001000.100.100.100.2002021.200.000.000.0890.0047.620.000.000.000.00
2007Mississippi BravesSouAAatl26212013110000001802000.077.143.077.2201016.200.000.077.1156.2550.008.000.000.000.00
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex54p2311100000001100000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.35450.0050.001.000.000.000.00
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex54p2411000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex0p2539000000000600000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex54p26335000000000302001.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
2015Texas RangersALMLBtex54p2932000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter41181000000011203001.000.053.000.0530022.000.000.056.0004.5554.5512.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter29331300010011803000.091.118.091.2093037.200.000.030.0002.7048.6518.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter29331300010011803000.091.118.091.2093037.200.000.030.0002.7048.6518.000.000.000.00
Texas Rangers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter41181000000011203001.000.053.000.0530022.000.000.056.0004.5554.5512.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1627140000000447012004.000.053.000.0530087.000.000.056.0004.5554.5512.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621846170006006101017000.091.118.091.209170207.200.000.030.0002.7048.6518.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Danville Braves AppRkatl18P13--2102-1412.8570.92------13100.019.7
2005Rome Braves SALAatl19P27--511-116161.0000.59------27100.019.7
2006Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl20P13--410--14141.0001.08------13100.09.3
2006Mississippi Braves SouAAatl20P13--17--881.0000.62------13100.09.4
2007Mississippi Braves SouAAatl21P20--816112524.9601.20------20100.014.4
2008Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex22P9--16--771.0000.78------9100.06.4
2008Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex22P6--13--441.0000.67------6100.04.2
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex22P15158318--991.0000.600.11-----15100.09.3
2009Frisco Roughriders TexAAtex23P3--1---111.0000.33------3100.02.1
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex23P111163313-216161.0001.450.25-----11100.06.8
2010Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex24P2---------------2100.01.4
2010Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAtex24P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex24P37678461-1110.9090.270.13-----37100.022.8
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex25P3130185432434036.9001.160.19-----31100.019.1
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex26P32322131325133938.9741.190.181325.0-3397.019.8
2013Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex27P2---------------2100.01.4
2013Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex27P1---------------1100.00.7
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex27P221011--221.0001.000.20-----2100.01.2
2014Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex28P3--35--881.0002.67------3100.02.2
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex28P4417-1--111.0000.250.06-----4100.02.5
2015Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex29P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2015Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex29P5--261198.8891.60------5100.03.5
2015Texas RangersALMLBtex29P331611--221.0000.670.13-----3100.01.9
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P135103665278768120114.9500.840.171325.0-1350.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P13--310111413.9291.00------130.00.0
AA Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P53--1435115049.9800.92------530.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--410--14141.0001.08------130.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--511-116161.0000.59------270.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--2102-1412.8570.92------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Danville Braves AppRkatl1813----------
2005Rome Braves SALAatl1927----------
2006Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl2013----------
2006Mississippi Braves SouAAatl2013----------
2007Mississippi Braves SouAAatl2120----------
2008Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex229----------
2008Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex226----------
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex2215----------
2009Frisco Roughriders TexAAtex233----------
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex2311----------
2010Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex242----------
2010Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAtex241----------
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex2437----------
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex2531----------
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex2632----------
2013Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex272----------
2013Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex271----------
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex272----------
2014Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex283----------
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex284----------
2015Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex291----------
2015Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex295----------
2015Texas RangersALMLBtex293----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2007Surprise RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor21502.00770000027.016662719000.855.330.672.336.332.712.001.000
2007Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB210018.0020200003.0766221003.0021.006.006.003.000.5018.00.000
2008Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB22015.6832100006.11064021001.9714.210.002.841.420.508.53.000
2009Surprise RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor23125.0054100009.0555066001.225.000.006.006.001.005.00.333
2009Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB23000.00000000025.01510000100.605.400.000.000.0000.36.000
2010Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB24205.14532000021.02113121518201.249.000.432.147.713.605.571.000
2011Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25203.91660000023.019111031114401.307.431.174.305.481.274.301.000
2011Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB25104.7621100005.26330391001.739.530.004.7614.293.004.761.000
2011Texas RangersChamp. SeriesMLB25003.6011000005.03220330001.205.400.005.405.401.003.60.000
2011Texas RangersWorld SeriesMLB25027.0422000007.211862340001.9412.912.353.524.701.339.39.000
2012Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26101.69404000016.011331214000.816.190.561.137.887.001.691.000
2013Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB27115.11440000012.11787115001.4912.410.730.733.655.005.84.500
2014Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB280211.5722000004.2876132002.6215.431.935.793.860.6713.50.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs622.7512111000036.021111121325000.945.250.503.256.251.922.75.750
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs643.88261790000111.3108554892655701.208.730.732.104.452.124.45.600
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs104.7621100005.7633039101.599.530.004.7614.293.004.761.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs003.6011000005.0322033001.205.400.005.405.401.003.60.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs027.0422000007.71186234001.8312.912.353.524.701.339.39.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2211000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2009Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2323000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2011Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2511000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Texas RangersWorld SeriesMLB2521000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs95000000000400000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs21000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2006Atlanta Braves Minor League Player of the Year1
2012AL Pitcher of the Month (June)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2016-11-14SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Phillies31.090  
2016-11-02SPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL31.078Team Roster on 2016-11-02
2016-04-02SPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Lower back inflammation30.229Team Roster on 2016-04-02
2015-11-03SPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL30.079Team Roster on 2015-11-03
2015-09-01SPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL30.016Team Roster on 2015-09-01
2015-08-02SPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Lower back inflammation29.351Team Roster on 2015-08-02
2015-07-31SPPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Rangers with Jorge Alfaro, Nick Williams, Jake Thompson, Alec Asher and Jerad Eickhoff to Phillies for Cole Hamels, Jake Diekman and cash29.349Team Roster on 2015-07-31
2015-07-05SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.323Team Roster on 2015-07-05
2015-06-14SPTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab29.302Team Roster on 2015-06-14
2015-04-10SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL29.237Team Roster on 2015-04-10
2015-04-05SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Recovery from back surgery29.232Team Roster on 2015-04-05
2014-11-04SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.080Team Roster on 2014-11-04
2014-06-10SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL28.298Team Roster on 2014-06-10
2014-05-14SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Lower back inflammation28.271Team Roster on 2014-05-14
2014-04-27SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.254Team Roster on 2014-04-27
2014-04-21SPTexas RangersFrisco (AA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab28.248Team Roster on 2014-04-21
2014-03-31SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Recovery from back surgery28.227Team Roster on 2014-03-31
2013-11-04SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.080Team Roster on 2013-11-04
2013-08-09SPTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab27.358Team Roster on 2013-08-09
2013-07-31SPTexas RangersFrisco (AA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab27.349Team Roster on 2013-07-31
2013-05-25SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL27.282Team Roster on 2013-05-25
2013-04-10SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Inflamed nerve in lower back27.237Team Roster on 2013-04-10
2013-01-17SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 5-year contract for 2013-2017 ($55m) Avoiding arbitration. Club/vesting option for 201827.154Team Roster on 2013-01-17
2012-05-08SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActive--26.265Team Roster on 2012-05-08
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-05-12InjuredDisabled -- Left Biceps Tendinitis 
2009-11-13InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-08-02InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2009-06-28InjuredDisabled -- Left shoulder inflammation 
2009-06-17InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-02-15ContractSigned by Rangers (1-year) 
2007-07-31TradeTraded by Braves with Elvis Andrus, Neftali Perez, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Beau Jones to Rangers for Ron Mahay and Mark Teixeira 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2003Atlanta Braves-17395,000-------395,000Signing Bonus out of 2003 Draft (3rd round - 97th overall)
2008Texas RangersTeam Payroll22390,000-75345-2,696,252390,000785,000
2009Texas RangersTeam Payroll23405,500-66927172,746,792400,0001,190,500
2010Texas RangersTeam Payroll24406,090-69132242,812,412400,0001,596,590
2011Texas RangersTeam Payroll25428,830-64229292,722,607414,0002,025,420
2012Texas RangersTeam Payroll262,950,000-28317692,954,887480,0004,975,420
2013Texas RangersTeam Payroll275,200,000-1981179++3,023,990490,00010,175,4202013-01-17 - Signed to 5-year contract for 2013-2017 ($55m) Avoiding arbitration. Club/vesting option for 2018
2014Texas RangersTeam Payroll288,200,000-136686++3,256,497500,00018,375,420
2015Texas RangersTeam Payroll2913,200,0007.08369893++3,571,283507,50031,575,420
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red