William Taylor Harris (born August 28, 1984) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Colorado Rockies, Arizona Diamondbacks and Houston Astros. He was drafted by the Rockies in the ninth round of the 2006 Major League Baseball Draft, and made his major league debut in 2012. He played college baseball for LSU.
Harris with the Houston Astros
|Born: August 28, 1984|
|August 13, 2012, for the Colorado Rockies|
|MLB statistics |
(through 2019 season)
|Earned run average||2.84|
|Career highlights and awards|
Harris played baseball at Slidell High School in Slidell, Louisiana. He played collegiate baseball for LSU. In 2004, he played collegiate summer baseball in the Cape Cod Baseball League for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox.
Harris was called up to the majors for the first time on August 11, 2012. His debut was made on August 13.
The following season, he was limited to 46 games during the regular season due to injury. He appeared in six games in the 2017 postseason. In a combined total of four innings, he allowed six hits and one run. The Astros won the 2017 World Series, the first time the team won it.
In 2018, he pitched in 61 games, going 5-3 with an ERA of 3.49.
In 2019 he was 4-1 with four saves and a 1.50 ERA, as in 68 relief appearances he pitched 60.0 innings and struck out 62 batters.
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- "Rockies select contract of RHP Will Harris to Major League Roster". MLB.com. August 11, 2012. Retrieved November 4, 2014.
- "A's Claim RHP Will Harris off Waivers from Colorado". MLB.com. April 3, 2013. Retrieved November 4, 2014.
- "A's Reinstate Colón from Suspended List; Option Straily to Sacramento". MLB.com. April 6, 2013. Retrieved November 4, 2014.
- "Astros claim pitcher Harris from Arizona". ESPN.com. Associated Press. November 3, 2014. Retrieved November 4, 2014.
- Ryan Dunsmore (July 5, 2016). "Astros closer Will Harris selected to the 2016 All-Star Game". crawfishboxes.com. Retrieved July 6, 2016.
- McTaggart, Brian; Gurnick, Ken. "Houston Astros win 2017 World Series". MLB. Retrieved November 2, 2017.
- "Astros pitchers toss combined no-hitter against Mariners". chron.com. August 3, 2019.
- MLBVerified account (2019-09-27). "MLB on Twitter: "9 pitches. 3 Ks. Will Harris is IMMACULATE. đ&#x;"Ľâ€Ś "". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2019-10-10.
- "Will Harris Stats". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
- "Brooks Baseball · Home of the PitchFX Tool - Player Card: Will Harris". Brooks Baseball. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
- http://www.lsusports.net/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=5200&ATCLID=175152%7Ctitle=LSUSports.net Will Harris Bio
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- LSU Tigers bio
|Awards and achievements|
Taylor Cole, Félix Peña
| No-hit game
August 3, 2019
(with Sanchez, Biagini & Devenski)