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Mitch Harris to return to original uniform

Mitch Harris to return to original uniform

The St. Louis Cardinals' 13th round selection from the 2008 draft will have to keep waiting to make his official professional baseball debut.

A journey that began almost four years ago will apparently continue at least 12 months longer for St. Louis Cardinals pitching prospect Mitch Harris. The 26-year-old announced on Wednesday afternoon that the Navy has rejected his request to leave his mandatory service a year early. Harris Harris' statement: "My request to be released a year early to pursue baseball was denied today. I am... Recommended Stories

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