There really is something special about going to Citi Field on a day when Matt Harvey pitches.
If the Mets are in the midst of yet another miserable season, youâ€™d never know it. Walking into Fridayâ€™s game, the excitement and buzz over what the main attraction was truly overwhelming. Families and friends all bustled towards the main gate, eager to be seated and ready for the gameâ€™s very first heated pitch.
A simple glance at the back of most jerseys settles any doubt; there is just one reason why most fans were here and his name and number are displayed proudly across many of their backs.
The one and only Matt Harvey â€“ No. 33 â€“ Â is the reason for all this excitement. No. 33 is the cause for all this commotion. And clearly faced with another disastrous season, No. 33 is the reason for hope.
After once again being beaten down by what is becoming another unsuccessful year, the hopeful and faithful Met fans turned out in droves to watch what many believe is the future of the franchise, m...