Harris Optimistic After Latest Test

Cardinals pitcher Mitch Harris knows finding a group of reporters around his Roger Dean Stadium locker after a long absence from the mound is never a good sign.

"You never want to have the struggle of not being on the field," the righthander said Wednesday. "It's what we all want, to be out there. It's nice to get some positive news, know it's nothing serious."

Harris declined to share the specific diagnosis he believes will be confirmed with one more test this week, most likely on Friday. But he described the "extreme soreness", "borderline pain" and "nerve feel" that affected how he finished pitches and kept doctors searching for answers.

Continue Reading