Found August 13, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
At the start of the year many players avoid making hard statistical goals for the season. Matt Harvey does not. One of Harvey's aims heading into his first full big league season was to pitch 200 innings which he might have done over two levels last year had the Mets not shut him down in mid-September. This year 200 innings sits near the upper limit of what the Mets will allow Harvey to achieve. Though the organization has not revealed any hard numbers regarding a shutdown of its young ace the working assumption is that they will not allow him to exceed last year's total of 169 1/3 innings by much more than 30. Assuming Harvey continues to average seven innings per start as he has up to this point he will hit the 200-inning mark around the second week of September. That would prompt the Mets to shut him down with as many as three full weeks left in the season -- a fate they could have delayed by roughly a week had Jeremy Hefner not suffered an elbow injury forcing them to...
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