Texas' Harrison, Perez may be out for year
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The Texas Rangers probably will lose starting pitchers Matt Harrison and Martin Perez for the rest of the season.
He will need spinal fusion surgery to eliminate the discomfort, which would force him to miss the rest of the season.
Harrison missed virtually all of last season after having surgery to repair a herniated disk in his back.
Harrison also could try to rehab the injury and get it to a point where he could pitch through the discomfort.
In the two seasons before signing his new deal, Harrison was 32-20 with a 3.34 ERA in 62 starts.