Found July 11, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
PLAYERS: Matt Harvey
TEAMS: New York Mets
Phenom Matt Harvey had one more start scheduled before the All-Star break.  That start was to come on Saturday.  However, the Mets have decided to skip that start and allow Harvey to rest from now through the break.  He is battling a blister on his pitching hand which may be affecting his control.  Marc Craig of Newsday summed it up pretty succinctly. Harvey skipped for Saturday. — Marc Carig (@MarcCarig) July 10, 2013 The Mets are in the middle of a losing season.  They will not compete this year.  It would have made no sense to send Harvey out on Saturday knowing he is battling a blister that needs time to heal.  This time is exactly what should get Harvey back to 100 percent after the break.  He should be the expected first pitcher used out of the break for the second half. This move was expected, as we covered Tuesday, but was not confirmed until yesterday afternoon.  Harvey has been great this year.  So much so, that many were lobbying for him to be the National League's All-Star starter.  He is 7-2 with a 2.35 ERA this year.  Overall in his 28-start career, Harvey is 10-7 with a 2.47 ERA.   Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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