Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 6/11/14
Mets ace Matt Harvey has made it no secret that he’d like to pitch in 2014. While the Mets have made it clear that they’d like their 25-year old right-hander to slow things down, and let their rehabilitation schedule dictate his return to the mound. Just last week, after consulting with Dr. James Andrews, the Mets put a stop to Harvey’s scheduled throwing session. Now comes the news, as reported by ESPN‘s Adam Rubin, that Mets GM Sandy Alderson is essentially ruling out a return to the mound for Harvey in 2014. Alderson told reporters that his ailing ace won’t pitch within 11 months of the surgery, leaving minimal opportunity for Harvey to get into real-game action. The Mets GM also added: “I think he would like to have in the back of his mind that he threw once or twice and that everything went fine so that he goes into spring training with that kind of peace of mind,” Alderson said. “I think there are other ways that we can provide that kind of peace of mind, whether it’s in instr...
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