Found September 09, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
Mets righthander Matt Harvey will have his sore right elbow examined by Dr. James Andrews this week for a second opinion to help him determine if he should opt for Tommy John surgery as the Mets team doctors initially advised. Manager Terry Collins said before Sunday’s game confirmed the news, but added that no date has been set yet. Harvey was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Aug. 27 with a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament. Last month, he said via twitter that he was planning on being back from his injury on April 1. But of course if reconstruction surgery is required he would likely miss all of next season. Harvey, who started for the National League in the All-Star Game at Citi Field this year, was 9-5 with a 2.27 ERA in 26 starts this season. He was leading the league in strikeouts at the time he was injured. Sandy Alderson said that the decision on whether or not to have surgery will be totally up to Harvey, and that the team can only advise him on the best co...
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