Harrison agree to $55M dealSports Thursday, January 17th, 2013
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ A person familiar with the deal says the Texas Rangers
and All-Star pitcher Matt Harrison have agreed to a $55 million, five-year
The deal includes an option for a sixth season, according to the person, who
spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday night because
the team hadn’t announced the agreement.
Several media outlets had reported the deal earlier, all citing anonymous
Harrison was 18-11 with a 3.29 ERA in 32 starts last year for the Rangers, and
32-20 the past two seasons.
The deal came a day after the 27-year-old left-hander filed for salary
arbitration. Harrison could have become a free agent following the 2014 season.
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