Found June 09, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
Thanks to the help of a chiropractor, Mets sensation Matt Harvey feels fine and will be able to start Thursday against the St. Louis Cardinals in New York. Drafted by the Mets seventh overall in 2010, the 24-year-old Harvey (5-0, 2.10 ERA) was battling mild tightness in his lower back. Dubbed “The Dark Knight of Gotham,” the 6-foot-4, 210 pound Harvey consistently hits 96 mph on the radar and has fanned 95 batters in 90 innings. With a 23-34 record and jockeying for last place in the National League East, “The Amazin’s” are again a hideous squad. Fortunately for the … Continue reading →
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