Will Harris, Relief Pitcher, Houston Astros, #36


Date of Birth: 8/28/1984
Birthplace: Houston, Texas
College: Louisiana State University
Current Salary: $2,200,000

Will Harris, relief pitcher for the Houston Astros, was first drafted by the Colorado Rockies in 2006. He played in the Rockies' minor league system from 2006 through part of 2012. He joined the Rockies for 20 games in 2012. He had an 8.15 ERA in 17.2 innings.

Harris was claimed off waivers by the Oakland Athletics on April 3, 2013. Three days later, he was claimed off waivers by the Diamondbacks.

Harris pitched 52.2 innings in 61 games with the Diamondbacks in 2013. He finished the season with a 2.91 ERA, 4-1 win-loss record, and 53 strikeouts to 15 walks. In 2014, he split his time between the minors and the major leagues, pitching in 43 games in the minors and 29 games with the Diamondbacks.

The Astros claimed Harris off waivers on November 3, 2014. In 71.0 innings in 68 games with the Astros in 2015, he had a 1.90 ERA, 5 wins to 5 losses, 2 saves, and 68 strikeouts to 22 walks.

In 2016, Harris had a 2.25 ERA in 66 games. He finished the season with 1 win to 2 losses, 12 saves, and 69 strikeouts to 15 walks in 64.0 innings.

Career pitching statistics for Harris through 2016 include:

  • 244 games played
  • 234.1 innings pitched
  • 11-12 win-loss record
  • 14 saves
  • 244 strikeouts to 67 walks
  • 3.00 ERA

Sources for Information
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