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In case you hadn’t heard, Mets’ uber-phenom Matt Harvey took a trip to sunny Florida yesterday to consult with Dr. James Andrews, the guru of Tommy John surgery. This is an exploratory visit, if you will, to determine the extent of the ligament tear in Harvey’s forearm. If it’s a teeny-tiny tear, then Harvey might – MIGHT – be able to rehab it over the winter and be ready for upcoming spring training. If it’s a mondo tear, then surgery would be in the offing and Harvey wouldn’t be seen on a major league mound until sometime in 2015. Either way, the decision is Harvey’s, of course, and even if surgery is “recommended” – as opposed to “required” – then Harvey might opt to not have the surgery now, anyway. His decision is possibly the major moving part to the Mets’ offseason plans. Dr. Andrews checked him out yesterday, but nobody’s talking. The Mets say they will have information today. Well, as of this writing, it is well past noon and we haven’t heard anything but

Matt Harvey to forgo Tommy John surgery for now

New York Mets ace right-hander Matt Harvey was lost for the season several weeks ago with a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. It was immediately assumed that the 24-year-old would undergo Tommy John surgery to correct the tear and be out for at least a year. Apparently, Harvey is now convinced he doesn’t need surgery. After seeing Dr. James Andrews...

Met Fans Brace For Today’s Decision On Matt Harvey’s Right Elbow

Yesterday, Matt Harvey returned from seeing Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Florida to get that second opinion on the partial UCL tear in his right elbow. However, nobody was talking afterward. Instead, the Mets released this short and somewhat ominous statement: Matt Harvey saw Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Fla. today for a second opinion on his right elbow. Harvey is on his...

Harvey Remains Steadfast: Decides To Forgo Tommy John Surgery

After consulting with Dr. James Andrews, Mets young ACE, Matt Harvey has decided to forgo Tommy John surgery, and has elected to rehabilitate his cranky right elbow. Harvey has been the sole Mets story this year, with his dominant pitching performances and gritty 'tude. Unfortunately, like with most Mets youngsters, he got hurt and his season was cut about a month too short. I am not a

Matt Harvey chooses rehab over surgery

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey has decided that he’ll use rest and rehabilitation to heal his partially torn UCL in an attempt to avoid Tommy John surgery. The pitcher went for a second opinion yesterday with Dr. James Andrews and apparently it went well enough to wear Harvey chose rehab. He’ll rest for one to two months and then begin a throwing program. If that goes well...

Matt Harvey Avoids Injury Questions, Would Rather Talk About Sponsor in Awkward Interview (Video)

Maybe, just maybe, this is what Matt Harvey and one of his sponsors wanted. Maybe the plan all along was to just draw attention to the sponsor and have everyone saying that sponsor’s name all day long. It certainly is a great way to spread the word, especially with today’s media coverage. But, more likely, it was just an awful radio interview that Harvey bombed. The New York...

Mets' Harvey visits Dr. James Andrews

Injured Mets ace Matt Harvey has been examined by Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion on his injured right elbow.

Harvey expected to try to rehab before resorting to surgery

Mets star right-hander Matt Harvey is expected to try to avoid Tommy John elbow surgery after seeing noted sports doctor James Andrews on Monday. The diagnosis apparently was positive enough that Harvey is expected to try rehab for now then begin a throwing program in 1-2 months. Surgery remains a possibility depending on how the rehab and throwing go. Harvey was diagnosed by Mets...

Is Qualcomm developing a digital wireless ulnar collateral ligament for Matt Harvey?

Matt Harvey did an interview with The Dan Patrick Show today which was introduced as being part of a promotion for Qualcomm. Harvey acted as if it was only the latter. [MetsBlog] Both Boomer Esiason and Mike Francesa have said in the past that Harvey has been getting bad advice and making bad decisions. Perhaps he's just a dolt. However, he did apologize. Been an exhausting...

Matt Harvey Interview With Dan Patrick is Extremly Awkard, and One You Won't Forget

Matt Harvey gave the Mets and their fans plenty to cheer about this summer.  The younger hurler was lights out for most of the season. However, he was recently shut down due to an elbow injury that may require Tommy John Surgery. This would mean Harvey will miss all of next season as well. Earlier today, Harvey called into a well listened radio program called The Dan Patrick Show...

Matt Harvey to Sandy Alderson: The Future Starts Now, Pallie

Sandy Alderson looked a little green sitting next to Matt Harvey during Tuesday evening’s press conference to announce that no, the young ace won’t go under the knife and miss the next year, thank you very much. Harvey took a look at the long term, at the constant punting of the Mets seasons, of the endless nagging talk of future seasons and evaluating talent and incremental...

Matt Harvey is only here to talk about Qualcomm, Dan Patrick. Not Tommy John surgery

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey gave an incredibly uncomfortable injury to Dan Patrick on Wednesday. It was so bad I was literally cringing while listening to it in the same way I cringe when watching that scene in “Swingers” where Mike calls Nikki and leaves like eight straight messages. It was that painful. Harvey […]

Matt Harvey Was A Dickhead On The Dan Patrick Show

What’s Matt Harvey’s deal? Has this guy never done radio promos before? What was his story today on the Dan Patrick Show when…

Could Tim Lincecum Be The Veteran Starter The Mets Need?

What might the New York Mets be wondering as they look into the Giants’ dugout and see Tim Lincecum? Could they be mulling over the idea of signing him as a free agent this winter? He’ll be pricey, but if the Mets are serious about contending in 2014, they’ll have to pay for pitching. With Matt Harvey opting for rehab over the next two months instead of immediate Tommy...

MMO Exclusive Interview: Zack Wheeler On His Rookie Year In The Big Leagues

Tonight Zack Wheeler takes on the team that drafted him for the second time this season. The first time the 23-year old faced the Giants, he was publicized as the “Robin” to the leading Cy-Young candidate and NL All-Star Game Starter Matt Harvey; perhaps unfairly so. Since that initial outing at AT&T against his former franchise; much has changed. Harvey and a pitching rubber...

Is Tim Lincecum On Mets’ Radar?

What might the New York Mets be wondering as they look into the Giants’ dugout and see Tim Lincecum? Could they be mulling over the idea of signing him as a free agent this winter? He’ll be pricey, but if the Mets are serious about contending in 2014, they’ll have to pay for pitching. LINCECUM: Could he be on Mets’ radar? With Matt Harvey opting for rehab over the next two...
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