Astros Reliever Will Harris Has Not Allowed a Run Since August

RHP Will Harris, the 30-year-old Houston Astros reliever claimed off of waivers from Arizona last November, has made 19 consecutive scoreless appearances (20.2 IP), dating back to August 19, 2014, including three appearances for Houston (5 IP) this season.

His scoreless appearance streak is tied for the third-longest active streak in the Majors, behind LHP Brett Cecil (24 games) and LHP Aroldis Chapman (20 games). Harris is currently tied with RHP Ryan Madson.

Harris showed some flashes of pitching this effectively when he was still with Arizona, with an 88/24 K/BB ratio across 81.2 IP, while posting a 3.42 ERA over the last two seasons with the Diamondbacks.

Harris is basically a classic two-pitch (fastball and a curve) reliever with mixed success in the past, but has been very effective recently because of his ability to locate his pitches.

Originally drafted by Colorado in the ninth round of the 2006 draft, Harris has spent parts of the past three seasons in the Major Leagues with Colorado (2012) and Arizona (2013-2014). He owns a career 4.26 ERA (47 ER in 99.1 IP) with 107 strikeouts.

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