Matt Harvey reported to his new team, the Los Angeles Angels, this week. And almost as soon as he did he got hurt: he’ll be sidelined 10 days because of a glute strain suffered while doing agility drills.
Well, that’s a pain in the— [Editor: don’t even think about it, Craig]
Harvey is on a one-year, $11 million deal with the Angels looking to build on the modest progress he made after being traded to the Reds last season.
The glute strain itself is not a big deal, of course, especially this early in spring training. And, for what it’s worth, based on some pictures of him from initial workouts in Tempe, he looks to be in pretty good shape. A bit more svelte than he’s been for the past couple of years.