ARLINGTON, Texas -- Matt Harrison, the Opening Day starter for the Texas Rangers, will have back surgery on Tuesday to repair a herniated disk and is likely out until after the All-Star break.
Harrison, who hasn't pitched in two weeks, was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of an inflamed nerve in his back. He was hopeful treatment and two epidural injections would get him back on the mound.
They didn't work.
"Any time you have an injury, it's frustrating," Harrison ...